Noah Bierman, from the Los Angeles Times, travelled with Vice President Harris to the region and interviewed Rebecca Bill Chavez, non-resident senior fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue, to assess the trip and the bigger questions it raises about the Biden administration’s strategy for reducing migration.
On April 21, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue, Creative Associates International, and the International Organization on Migration hosted the online event Addressing the Root Causes of Migration from Central America to discuss trends in Central American migration alongside practical solutions for managing these flows and addressing the factors pressuring people to leave their homes.
Michael Shifter, presidente de Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con La Nación de Costa Rica sobre la llegada de Joe Biden a La Casa Blanca y sus implicaciones para América Latina. También se conversó acerca de la política migratoria del nuevo gobierno de Estados Unidos, la situación en Venezuela y el manejo de la crisis del Covid-19 en la región.
Roberta Jacobson, former assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs, will join the National Security Council under US President Joe Biden to oversee issues related to the US southern border.
As the Biden administration prepares to restore US leadership on the global stage, enhanced coordination with Latin America and the Caribbean on vital issues such as climate change, human rights, and a rules-based trading system beckons as a strategic opportunity. The president-elect, more than any recent occupant of the White House, is well placed to seize it.
In this article, we take a closer look at migration trends in three examples that showcase current trends: Central America, Venezuela, the Caribbean. We also take a look at specific recommendations to address migration.
What effect will the “safe third country” designation have on Guatemala?
How well will Mexico’s troop deployments work to reduce the flows of migrants to the United States?
What are the consequences of the Trump administration’s decision to cut off aid to Northern Triangle countries?
The U.S. president needs to keep cooperating closely with Mexico, steer clear of any military action in Venezuela and refrain from bullying his partners and allies in the region.
As the Honduran migrant caravan reaches Tijuana seeking to cross the border to the United States, important political and humanitarian controversies have sprung around Central American caravans.
The number of Central American migrants in the United States has nearly doubled from 2000 to present, but the trend changed from 2009 onwards.
CGTN’s Asieh Namdar spoke with Peter Hakim, president emeritus and senior fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue about the migrant caravan coming from Honduras.
A poco menos de dos semanas de las elecciones de mitad de período de Estados Unidos, el tema migratorio está en el centro del debate.
Manuel Orozco analyzes the current trends in Central American immigration. Although it is a relatively new phenomenon, mostly dating from the late 1970s, its impact in the region and on foreign policy is quite significant.