A panoramic view of the new Biden administration’s proposed changes to border and migration policies, and the challenges they face in the near term.
Documents how the Guatemala “safe-third country” agreement is effectively denying Salvadorans and Hondurans a chance to seek asylum.
An overview of the Trump administration’s systematic dismantling of the right to seek asylum, and recommendations for how to restore it.
Based on fieldwork in Guatemala, researchers piece together what happened to 939 Salvadoran and Honduran asylum-seekers whom U.S. authorities sent to Guatemala between November 2019 and March 2020 under a “safe third country agreement.”
WOLA experts discuss current challenges the region faces from ineffective migration policies and protection of migrant rights and what might be done to change the situation.
Democratic members of the Foreign Affairs Committee include some new information in a lengthy information request to the State Department about “Safe Third Country Agreements.” (link at foreignaffairs.house.gov)
Explains the various policies, rule changes, and programs that the Trump administration has used to eliminate the legal right to seek asylum at the border.