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

Reuters Tuesday, 20 August 2019
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.
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With some doubts surrounding an asylum deal with Guatemala, one American official said the U.S. could issue more farm visas to Guatemalans.

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