Even if a “wave” of migration happens in early 2021, the new Biden administration can handle it with minimal drama while phasing out the Trump administration’s harsh anti-asylum policies.
An investigation into how the U.S.-backed government of Juan Orlando Hernández is worsening conditions that cause so many Hondurans to migrate to the United States.
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.”
Migration is likely to increase again at the border. But through inexpensive, low-drama strategies, the U.S. government can manage it in an orderly, humane way.
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.