Analysis

Trump, Immigration Policy and the Fate of Latino Migrants in the United States

Trump’s agenda will have implications for people who live and work in the United States, including the country’s estimated 42 million immigrants, a diverse group that includes people with and without legal status. An issue of particular importance and concern is undoubtedly Trump’s immigration policy. According to his past statements, we can expect to see actions on at least seven fronts. This article examines the realist scenario of Trump’s immigration policy, its limits and consequences.

Manuel Orozco

Deportaciones sí afectarán las remesas

Las remesas que envían los centroamericanos desde Estados Unidos a sus países, no serán afectadas por un inaplicable impuesto anunciado en la campaña electoral por el ahora presidente electo Donald Trump, sino por el impacto colateral del incremento en las deportaciones.

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ Deportaciones sí afectarán las remesas

Using Data to Better Understand Worker Remittances

This presentation was given at the international conference “Improving Data on International Migration: Towards Agenda 2030 and the Global Compact on Migration”, hosted by Germany’s Federal Foreign Office and convened by the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM)’s Global Migration Data Analysis Center (GMDAC), with support from the US Department of State and the European Commission’s Knowledge Center on Migration and Demography.

Manuel Orozco

Presentations ˙

Myths and Assumptions about Remittances

There are amply cited statements about remittances that typically reflect value judgments rather than informed opinions based on empirical evidence.

Julia Yansura

Migración, Pobreza y Remesas en Nicaragua

La migración en Nicaragua representa más del 10% del PIB y mantiene a más de 500,000 hogares fuera de la pobreza, pero sigue siendo ignorada por el gobierno y el sector privado

Manuel Orozco

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Confidencial

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 ˙