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Tag: El Salvador
Climate Change and Regional Instability in Central America
Published by the Council on Foreign Relations on September 29, 2022.
“To stave off climate-induced instability in Central America,” the report recommends measures for “both immediate crisis response and long-term instability mitigation.”
After Being Deported by U.S., Walter Cruz-Zavala Disappeared in Notorious Salvadoran Crackdown
Published by the Intercept on September 20, 2022.
A Salvadoran man, deported despite courts’ findings that he would face danger, disappears amid the Salvadoran government’s sweeping crackdown on suspected gang members.
The CAFTA Template: Understanding Central American Migration in a Time of Dispossession, Repression, and Environmental Crisis
Published by the Border Chronicle on May 26, 2022.
A discussion of U.S. policy toward Central America and “root causes” with Jorge Cuellar of Dartmouth University.
Humanitarian Pathways for Central Americans: Assessing Opportunities for the Future
Published by the Migration Policy Institute on May 25, 2022. (Español)
Proposes alternatives to the perilous journey across Mexico for protection-seeking Central American migrants.
Charting a New Regional Course of Action: The Complex Motivations and Costs of Central American Migration
Published by the Migration Institute, World Food Program, and Civic Data Design Lab in late November, 2021.
Explores the factors that drive people to migrate from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, along with the costs and economic implications of that migration.
Investing in Alternatives to Irregular Migration from Central America: Options to Expand U.S. Employment Pathways
Published by the Migration Policy Institute in November 2021.
Options for the U.S. government to build employment-based pathways for Central American migrants.
Strategy to Address the Root Causes of Migration in Central America
Published by the White House on July 29, 2021.
A five-pillar approach to alleviating the causes of migration from Central America. (Link at whitehouse.gov)
Serve Your People: A Roadmap for Transforming Relations between the United States & the Northern Countries of Central America
Published by Latin America Working Group Education Fund, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), Oxfam America, Climate Refugees, Church World Service, and Washington Office on Latin America on July 29, 2020.
“Highlights ways the United States can restore and advance protections for migrants and refugees and use principled diplomacy to stand with civil society forces for change.”