A discussion of U.S. policy toward Central America and “root causes” with Jorge Cuellar of Dartmouth University.
Proposes alternatives to the perilous journey across Mexico for protection-seeking Central American migrants.
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.
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.”