U.S provides aid to countries not out of the goodness of their heart but because they are trying to fix issues that directly effect them. a large percent of aid to countries like combat Drugs trafficking which is the root cause of political unrest which is driving people to flee.
removal of aid could backfire on the US, if these countries end up cutting their police, military funding to combat drug trafficking the violence could increase and more people will flee to the U.S.
On Saturday, the administration said it plans to cut off what has been around $700 million a year in aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
Experts said the administration is essentially throwing the baby out with the bathwater if it ends financial assistance to the Northern Triangle, as the three countries are known.
The money was part of a $2.6 billion package Congress created after the 2014 surge in children from the three countries arriving at the U.S. border. The money helps pay for programs to curb violence, promote economic development and improve security.