White House may sanction Central American officials in bid to stem southern border migration

The United States will consider using sanctions and revoking visas from people involved in corruption in Northern Triangle countries as part of the White House’s push to curb the surge of migrants at the southern border.

The White House “has a mandate from the U.S. Congress to develop lists of officials who are involved in corruption and to propose actions against them,” Ricardo Zuniga, the Biden administration’s envoy to the Triangle region, said in a call with reporters Thursday.

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