Senior US official to visit Guatemala

MARCH 22, 2021

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on Senior Administration Official Travel to Mexico and Guatemala

Special Assistant to the President and Coordinator for the Southwest Border, Ambassador Roberta Jacobson will travel to Mexico on March 22 to engage with Mexican government officials to develop an effective and humane plan of action to manage migration. She will be joined by Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for the Western Hemisphere Juan Gonzalez. Senior Director Gonzalez will then travel to Guatemala, where he will meet with Guatemalan government officials, as well as representatives from civil society and non-government organizations to address root causes of migration in the region and build a more hopeful future in the region. The officials will be joined by the Department of State Northern Triangle Special Envoy Ricardo Zuniga.

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