Migration

Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela: Exodus to Colombia

The Venezuelan Refugee Crisis - The Brazilian Perspective

Beyond 'Coyotes': Current Trends in the Facilitation of Irregular Migration in Latin America

For generations, the persona of the coyote, or smuggler, as facilitator of irregular migration has been a central figure in Latin American migrants’ accounts of their journeys ‘up north.’ While traditionally viewed as providing a necessary service, smugglers are increasingly depicted as violent and predatory men often operating in collusion with other illicit networks for the sole purpose of obtaining financial profits. This narrative, while compelling, often obscures the fact that migrants' reliance on coyotes is a response to multiple factors. 

Arguments to Reform Mexico’s Anti-Trafficking Legislation

In the past few years, Mexico has taken a number of steps to prevent and prosecute trafficking in persons, and to protect its victims. The country’s government has signed international anti-trafficking conventions and taken some aspects of widely-accepted international definitions of this crime into account when drafting its anti-trafficking legislation.

Arguments to Reform Mexico’s Anti-Trafficking Legislation

By Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera and Arthur Sanders Montandon

Earl Anthony Wayne on U.S.-Mexico Relations with C-SPAN Washington Journal

Earl Anthony Wayne, Mexico Institute Fellow and former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, talked to C-SPAN Washington Journal about the state of U.S.-Mexico Relations amid disputes over immigration and trade.

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