U.S. Vice President Mike Pence Arrives in Brazil for First Visit

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – During his first official visit to Brazil tomorrow, U.S. Vice President, Mike Pence, will most likely have to explain the fate of at least 46 Brazilian children separated from their parents by U.S. immigration officials after entering the United States illegally.

Although one of the original objectives of Pence’s trip to Brazil this month was to strengthen trade relations between the two nations, the issue of these Brazilian minors is expected to take centerstage. Pence is expected to meet with Brazil’s President Michel Temer in Brasilia . . .

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