President Trump’s chief of staff tried to persuade the acting homeland security secretary to end a program that shields about 300,000 immigrants from deportation.
The Trump administration said thousands of immigrants from Nicaragua would have to leave the country by Jan. 5, 2019, but extended protections for Hondurans, for now.
Now made public, the government’s surveillance video strongly suggests the agency’s account of a raid in Honduras, where four civilians died, was not accurate.
Leaders from Honduras and El Salvador implored Vice President Mike Pence to allow their citizens to remain in the United States under a temporary work program.
By CHARLIE SAVAGE May 24, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Drug Enforcement Administration misled the public, Congress and the Justice Department about a 2012 operation in which commando-style squads of American agents sent to Honduras to disrupt drug smuggling...