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.
Associate Program Director Eric L. Olson is interviewed on The Wall Street Journal and provides his thoughts regarding a solution to the immigration crisis.
"The so-called surge of unaccompanied children is really a trend that has been growing over the last few years and is the result of an accumulating set of factors that show no signs of improving, and that are independent from the messages high level U.S. officials want to send," writes Eric Olson.
The Latin American Program's publication "Organized Crime in Central America" is referenced in this article about crime and violence in Central America and the treatment of migrants within the United States.
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the United State's role in rebuilding El Salvador.
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about Chilean President Michelle Bachelet's visit to the United States.
Latin American Program in the News: Ad campaign denying legalization aimed at parents of children surging across borderJul 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.
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on Panama's strong economy for the July 1 Marketplace Morning Report.
Associate Director Eric L. Olson discusses Mexico's approach to security along their southern border.
Latin American Program Associate Direcor Eric L. Olson discusses the growing number of unaccompanied minors migrating into the United States.