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U.S. security and development assistance has caused great harm in Central America. But Trump’s decision to cut it off is nothing to be celebrated.
The 7,000-person strong caravan from Central America has made international headlines and been targeted by the Trump administration. But the roots of the refugee crisis that led to the caravan go much deeper.
It’s crucial not to be swept away by Trump’s Manichaean view of the world when it comes to immigration.
Greeting climate-change victims with a man-made dystopia
Lawyers and other volunteers have provided assistance to women and child refugees in family detention centers since 2014. Under Trump, uncertainty reigns.
Without a reckoning of how past policies have shaped current migratory patterns, restriction efforts – Democratic and Republican – miss the point.
In the wake of the election, thousands of Haitians, Central Americans, and African asylum-seekers remain in limbo on the U.S.-Mexico border.
The situation facing Central American child refugees remains dire. North American librarians have sought to address some of these challenges through connecting these children to the power of reading.
The U.S. and Mexican government’s prioritization of border security over human security has had dire consequences that must be discussed at the UN Summit for Refugees and Migration.
Why is it so easy to find funding to stop people at the border, and so hard to convince lawmakers to invest in long-term changes?