Tag: Root causes

April 9, 2021

April 12, 2021

The Biden administration’s discretionary funding request for 2022 declined all border wall funding and rescinded unused funds that had previously been marked for construction. The request also asks for $4.3 billion for ORR and $861 million for root causes in the Northern Triangle region.

Tags: Border and Migration Politics, Root causes, U.S. Policy

February 2, 2021

February 2, 2021

President Biden released executive orders creating a task force on family separation and calling for a review, with intent to end, “safe third-country” agreements, Title 42, the Remain in Mexico program, and other Trump policies restricting migration. The administration has not yet committed to ending these policies. One order calls for a new policy framework to address migration’s root causes in Central America.

Tags: Border and Migration Politics, Expulsions, PACR and HARP, Remain in Mexico, Root causes, Safe Third Country Agreements

Serve Your People: A Roadmap for Transforming Relations between the United States & the Northern Countries of Central America

July 29, 2020

Published by Latin America Working Group Education Fund, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), Oxfam America, Climate Refugees, Church World Service, and Washington Office on Latin America on July 29, 2020.

“Highlights ways the United States can restore and advance protections for migrants and refugees and use principled diplomacy to stand with civil society forces for change.”

Tags: Asylum, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Root causes