Jul 21, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is interviewed on Vox and provides insight on the root causes of the migrant crisis.
Jul 16, 2014
Associate Director Eric L. Olson's comments at a Congressional hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee are quoted in this article.
Jul 14, 2014
"It is important to note that adding more boots on the ground would do little or nothing to stem the flow of children across the border. The real solutions lie in addressing the push factors in the source countries," writes Christopher Wilson and Eric Olson.
Jul 10, 2014
In addition to the well-touted economic reforms passed recently, this year Mexico approved a political reform package that, among other things, includes new measures aimed to ensure the greater participation of women in politics. The law now requires gender parity, which means that at least fifty percent of the candidates fielded by a political party in either federal or state legislative elections must be female. This begs the question as to whether there are enough women in the ranks to step up to the plate.
Jul 10, 2014
Associate Program Director Eric L. Olson is interviewed on "BBC World News America" providing insight on the current border crisis.
Jul 09, 2014
Eric Olson is interviewed on C-Span's Washington Journal about the influx of unaccompanied immigrant children to the U.S. southern border from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, based on his time in those countries.
Jul 09, 2014
Associate Program Director Eric L. Olson is interviewed on The Wall Street Journal and provides his thoughts regarding a solution to the immigration crisis.
Latin American Program in the News: Ad campaign denying legalization aimed at parents of children surging across border
Jul 02, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on the new ad campaign that is being implemented throughout Central America in an attempt to stop the influx of young migrants into the United States. The campaign aims to correct false rumors about immigration to the United States in hopes that fewer families will send their children across the border.
Jul 01, 2014
Associate Director Eric L. Olson discusses Mexico's approach to security along their southern border.
Latin American Program in the News: "Wave of Central American migrants strains Border Patrol, reducing number of drug busts"
Jun 20, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about the wave of Central American migrants creating an imbalance in Border Patrols thus reducing drug busts.