Central Americans Seeking Asylum Has Quadrupled in Past 5 Years

In the drafted comments, Langlois said that about two-thirds of the requests have come from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala and described the requests as “credible fear” claims.

In the document, Langlois also attributed the sharp increase in asylum requests from Central Americans to reports of increased drug trafficking, violence, as well as rising crime in the respective countries.

What do you think about the increase in asylum requests from Central Americans?