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State Department cuts aid to Northern Triangle countries

  1. Original Date Announced

    March 29, 2019

    State Department, at the President's "direction," cuts off aid to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador from FY17 and FY18 appropriations as a form of punishment for the continuing flow of asylum-seekers from those countries to the United States.

    [ID # 797]

    Press Briefing: State Department Cuts Aid to Northern Triangle Countries

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Border
Agencies Affected: DOS


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