U.S. envoy offers farm visas to boost asylum deal with Guatemala

FILE PHOTO: Foreman Roberto Navarrete, 30, (C) supervises farmworkers with H2A visas as they harvest romaine lettuce in King City, California, U.S., April 17, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – In a bid to strengthen an asylum deal forged between Guatemala’s outgoing president and the United States, a U.S. official offered on Monday to triple the number of temporary farmworker visas available to Guatemalans. Last month, under threat of painful sanctions issued by U.S. President Donald Trump, Guatemala’s Jimmy Morales agreed […]

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