Central American Governments Warn U.S. Immigrants to Lock Their Doors to Strangers Without Warrants

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The governments of El Salvador and Guatemala are warning Central American immigrants living in the United States to use their peepholes and not open their doors to unknown solicitors or even friendly looking government agents without a warrant.

“Don’t be fooled. Don’t open the door to unknown people who say they are looking for someone else. Immigration agents have to show an order signed by a judge to enter your house. If they don’t have one, you’re not obliged to open your door,” warns a five-point communique published by the Guatemalan Foreign Ministry.

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