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.
On-the-ground reporting documents the continued severity of the push factors forcing Hondurans to migrate, even after a change of government.
Profiles Honduran migrants who have decided to settle in the relative safety of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico after seeing their efforts to reach the United States blocked.
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 that State Department-funded CBP personnel operating on the ground in Guatemala apprehended Honduran migrants and transported them back to Honduras in unmarked vans. (Link at foreign.senate.gov)
An investigation into how the U.S.-backed government of Juan Orlando Hernández is worsening conditions that cause so many Hondurans to migrate to the United States.
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.”