Guatemala agrees to migration measures to avoid US sanctions

US President Donald Trump has said that sanctions will not be imposed on Guatemala (as he warned last week) after the state agreed to implement migration measures to reduce asylum claims from migrants fleeing Honduras and El Salvador. The agreement would require migrants travelling through Guatemala on their way to the United States to apply first for asylum in Guatemala …

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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