Analysis

Interviews with Migrants in DC

A profile of Latin American and Caribbean migrants living in the Washington, DC metro area.

Francesco Alfieri

Presentations ˙

Centroamérica en la mira

Central American migration is linked to poverty, inequality, and violence in the region.

Manuel Orozco, Julia Yansura

Books ˙

Bank Account Closures & Family Remittances

It has become increasingly difficult for remittance companies to access banking services. This memo analyzes current trends in bank account closures and discusses their implications for family remittances.

Manuel Orozco, Laura Porras, Julia Yansura

Remittances & Financial Inclusion

Remittances can build prosperity, rather than simply sustain survival, in communities throughout Central America.

Manuel Orozco, Julia Yansura

Reports ˙

Keeping the Lifeline Open: Remittances to Somalia

This report investigates the obstacles facing the free and secure flow of remittance transfers from the United States to Somalia.

Manuel Orozco, Julia Yansura

Reports ˙ ˙ Oxfam America

Migration and Development in Central America: Perceptions, Policies, and Further Opportunities

The Inter-American Dialogue is pleased to publish this working paper by Manuel Orozco, director of our program on Migration, Remittances, and Development, and Julia Yansura, program associate at the Dialogue. Our aim is to stimulate a broad and well-informed public debate on complex issues facing analysts, decision makers, and citizens…

Manuel Orozco, Julia Yansura

Reports ˙ ˙ Download PDF

Peruvian woman

Women still playing catch up

Women in Latin America have come a long way but aren’t there yet. The legacy of Iberian colonialism, male-centered Catholicism and an undemocratic past all contributed to societies that subjugated women to men.

Marifeli Pérez-Stable

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Miami Herald

The Earthquake’s Impact on Remittances

The earthquake in Haiti has exacerbated an existing distress during the international recession and increased uncertainty of what to do and how to help.

Manuel Orozco

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ América Economía