Gretchen Kuhner directs the Mexico City-based Institute for Women in Migration (IMUMI). She explains the challenges and complexities—and occasional advocacy successes—of the current moment of record migration and changing policies, viewed from Mexico.
A discussion of Latin America’s historic current levels of migration, commitments made at the Summit of the Americas, and what WOLA staff have seen during recent fieldwork at the U.S.-Mexico and Mexico-Guatemala borders.
Report on a March 2022 research visit to Tapachula, near Mexico’s border with Guatemala, where large numbers of asylum-seeking migrants are stranded by U.S. and Mexican policies.
A discussion with Mexico-based experts about the state of Mexico’s asylum system and its increasingly militarized migration enforcement.
A discussion of Mexico’s crackdown on migration, its asylum system, and the role of U.S. policy.
An explanation of Mexico’s growing asylum system, obstacles to protection in Mexico, and how the United States can help.
Amid increasing arrivals of migrants at the border, an explanation of trends and recommendations for next steps.