Migration News

Guatemalan president: Central America needs at least $2 billion 'to attack the root of the problem'

Jul 30, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina's request for more U.S. assistance during his visit to the United States.

Don’t Forget About Governance: The Risk of Tunnel Vision in Chasing Resilience for Asia’s Cities

Jul 29, 2014
Asia is going through an unprecedented wave of urbanization. Secondary and tertiary cities are seeing the most rapid changes in land-use and ownership, social structures, and values as peri-urban and agricultural land become part of metropolitan cityscapes. All the while, climate change is making many of these fast-growing cities more vulnerable to disasters.

Border Crisis

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.

U.S. Is The Largest But Not The Only Recipient Of Central American Immigrants In Latest Surge

Jul 28, 2014
Associate Director Eric Olson provides a quote on the influx of unaccompanied minors to countries like Nicaragua and Costa Rica.

It's tough to live without hope

Jul 27, 2014
Associate Director Eric Olson provides a quote on factors that have led to a steady increase in migration flows.

Rate of unaccompanied girls crossing into US outpaces boys

Jul 25, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson provides a comment on the proliferation of gang violence among young men in Central America.

What U.S., Central America Have to Tackle to Stem Border Crisis

Jul 25, 2014
Associate Program Director Eric Olson provides a quote on the expected U.S. policy toward reintegration.

No easy solutions for child migrant crisis

Jul 25, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article regarding her view on what can be expected from the Central American leaders meeting with President Obama.

APJ participa en foro internacional sobre seguridad, pobreza y migración

Jul 24, 2014
The event “Why are Thousands of Central American Children Risking their Lives to Reach the United States?: A View from Honduras” is discussed.

Presidentes centroamericanos propondrán alianza común a Obama

Jul 24, 2014
The event “Migration of Central American Minors: Causes and Solutions” is referenced.

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