The Wilson Center and Border Security
Jul 28, 2014
Associate Program Director Eric Olson is quoted about the extent to which money will be used efficiently in the U.S. plan to deter unaccompanied minors from continuing to enter the U.S. more
Jul 28, 2014
Associate Director Eric Olson provides a quote on the influx of unaccompanied minors to countries like Nicaragua and Costa Rica. more
Associate Program Director Eric Olson is quoted about the extent to which money will be used efficiently in the U.S. plan to deter unaccompanied minors from continuing to enter the U.S.
Associate Director Eric Olson provides a quote on the influx of unaccompanied minors to countries like Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
Associate Director Eric Olson provides a quote on factors that have led to a steady increase in migration flows.
Program Director Cynthia Arnson provides a comment on the proliferation of gang violence among young men in Central America.
July 24, 2014 // 11:30am — 12:30pm
Foreign Ministers of Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala discuss the regional perspective to the humanitarian crisis and unaccompanied minors.
Why are Thousands of Central American Children Risking their Lives to Reach the United States?: A View from Honduras
July 23, 2014 // 9:00am — 11:00am
What is compelling families and children to set out on such a risky journey north when their future in the United States is so uncertain?
June 30, 2014 // 10:00am — 11:00am
As many as 52,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America have arrived at the U.S. border since October, 2013 with the possibility of another 60,000 arriving before the end of this year. In this Ground Truth Briefing, three experts on the ground in Central America will discuss this developing crisis.
Homicide in El Salvador’s Municipalities: Spatial Clusters and the Causal Role of Neighborhood Effects, Population Pressures, Poverty, and Education
Matthew C. Ingram and Karise M. Curtis have joined together to use some innovative analytical tools to study homicides in El Salvador.
The Mexico Institute is pleased to partner with USAID Mexico, the Council of State Governments West, the U.S. Congressional Border Caucus, and the North American Research Partnership on the “U.S.- Mexico Regional Economic Competitiveness Forums 2014.” This initiative brings together key business, government and other stakeholders to discuss the future of the U.S.-Mexico border economy with particular emphasis on four crossborder regions.
Testimony at the House Committee on Homeland Security, "Taking Down the Cartels: Examining United States – Mexico Cooperation"
On April 2, 2014, Christopher Wilson, Mexico Institute's Associate testified in front of the House Committee on Homeland Security, addressing the issue of U.S.-Mexico security in particular regarding to cartel violence and activity.
Director Jane Harman discusses the escalating violence between Israel and the Palestinians and the immigration crisis on CBS News' Talk of the Nation with Gerald Seib, Danielle Pletka, and Nia-Malika Henderson.
David Rusk, a former mayor of Albuquerque, joins us for a look at his book, “Cities without Suburbs.” Blair Ruble joins the discussion. Christopher Wilson discusses the newly released “The State of the Border Report."
A panel of experts, including R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of Drug Control Policy at the White House, discusses reforming current policies combating illegal drugs in the United States and Latin America.
Amanda Murphyao joins the Canada Institute at the Wilson Center as an intern for the fall 2013 semester. She is currently a doctoral candidate in the School of Canadian Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. Her dissertation is focused on the borders and boundaries of the United States a...
Ambika Tripathi joins the Canada Institute as a staff intern for the Fall 2013 semester. She is currently pursuing her undergraduate degree in international politics at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, where her focus is security studies. She is interested in learning a...
Andrew Finn is the Program Associate at the Canada Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. An integral program of the Wilson Center, the Canada Institute works to increase awareness and knowledge about Canada and U.S.-Canadian relations among policymak...