U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

WASHINGTONU.S. Department of State today released the following statement:

Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch will travel to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras July 23-27 to meet with counterparts to discuss a range of consular issues, including the importance of deterring and reducing illegal immigration.  While in the region, the Assistant Secretary also plans to review consular operations at our U.S. Embassies in San Salvador, Guatemala City, and Tegucigalpa, and to meet with interagency partners.

The United States is committed to long-term partnership with El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to reduce insecurity and violence, enhance economic opportunity, and improve governance.

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