Obama to host C. America leaders for immigration talks

A boy on the Mexican side of the US-Mexico border fence peers into Arizona on April 1, 2014 in NogalesUS President Barack Obama will next week host the presidents of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala to discuss how to stem the flow of tens of thousands of immigrant children across the US border. The tide of unaccompanied minors from the three countries has triggered a border and political crisis, prompting Obama to warn parents in Central America not to send their kids to the United States in search of a better life. The talks on July 25 will focus on “how the United States and Central American governments can promote safe, legal, and orderly migration between the four nations,” the White House said in a statement.

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