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'Dangerous Passage: Central America In Crisis And the Exodus of Unaccompanied Minors': Cynthia J. Arnson Testifies Before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Cynthia J. Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, joined a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to discuss the crisis in Central America and what's driving the exodus of unaccompanied minors.

Cynthia J. Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, joined a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to discuss crisis in Central America and what's driving the exodus of unaccompanied minors.

Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Senate Dirksen 419
Presiding: Senator Menendez

To watch the webcast go here. Arnson's testimony is available for download below.

Panel One

The Honorable Thomas A. Shannon Jr.
Counselor Of The Department
U.S. Department of State
Washington , DC

Mr. Bruce Swartz
Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Washington , DC

Panel Two

Ms. Sonia Nazario
Author, "Enrique's Journey"
Journalist, KIND Board Member
Washington , DC

Ms. Cynthia Arnson
Director, Latin America Program
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Washington , DC

Mr. Stephen Johnson
Regional Director, Latin America And The Caribbean
International Republican Institute
Washington , DC

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Cindy Arnson

Cynthia J. Arnson

Director, Latin American Program
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