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Migration, Trafficking, and Organized Crime in Central America, Mexico, and the United States

Date & Time

Mar. 1, 2017
9:00am – 11:00am

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Migration, Trafficking, and Organized Crime in Central America, Mexico, and the United States

Migrant smuggling, trafficking in persons, and the role of organized crime have been a serious problem for the U.S., Mexico, and Central America for some time.  Understanding how these criminal networks work, and their impact on women and children in particular is an ever changing mystery.  Please watch our webcast for an in-depth discussion about the current dynamics in the movement of people from Central America to the north and how they are impacted by criminal organizations:

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Latin American Program

The Wilson Center’s prestigious Latin American Program provides non-partisan expertise to a broad community of decision makers in the United States and Latin America on critical policy issues facing the Hemisphere. The Program provides insightful and actionable research for policymakers, private sector leaders, journalists, and public intellectuals in the United States and Latin America. To bridge the gap between scholarship and policy action, it fosters new inquiry, sponsors high-level public and private meetings among multiple stakeholders, and explores policy options to improve outcomes for citizens throughout the Americas. Drawing on the Wilson Center’s strength as the nation’s key non-partisan forum, the Program serves as a trusted source of analysis and a vital point of contact between the worlds of scholarship and action.  Read more

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