Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Year After Obama Declared a “Humanitarian Situation” at the Border, Child Migration Continues

Following MPI’s report which I recently shared, I am sharing NACLA’s story on increased enforcement in Mexico. They write, “While children have been fleeing poverty and violence in Central America for years, in 2014 the number of unaccompanied migrant children apprehended at the U.S./Mexico border reached an astonishing peak. By the end of fiscal year […]

Migration Policy Institute releases report: “Migrants Deported From the U.S. and Mexico to the Northern Triangle”

This report very aptly demonstrates that the decrease in the number of UCMs apprehended at the US border are not due to bettering conditions in CAm, but in greater intervention of the Mexican government. From MPI’s press release: “WASHINGTON – The United States and Mexico have apprehended nearly 1 million Salvadoran, Guatemalan and Honduran migrants since 2010, […]