Explores the factors that drive people to migrate from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, along with the costs and economic implications of that migration.
Options for the U.S. government to build employment-based pathways for Central American migrants.
Finds evidence of long-lasting mental disorders among migrants whose families were forcibly separated at the border during the Trump administration
Finds that CBP took 2,021 formal disciplinary actions against members of its 60,000-person workforce in fiscal year 2020, up from 1,629 actions in 2019. (link at cbp.gov)
Presents data showing that asylum grant rates increased from 2020 to 2021, though the pandemic brought a sharp decrease in overall decisions.