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The Real Wall

January 5, 2019 // Excelsior - Mexico - Spanish

A physical barrier isn’t what’s needed; incentives are, so that migration starts to fall.

American Curios: Little Angels

December 26, 2018 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

“The little angel has died/ And I would like not to cry. …” Jakelin Caal Maquin was 7 years old when she died, while she, her father and dozens of other migrants were in the custody of border protection authorities. We did not find out until last Thursday − because some journalists from The Washington Post [Read more]

The Asylum Process a la Trump

December 25, 2018 // El Financiero - Mexico - Spanish

[T]he Mexican Secretariat of the Interior has not ... developed a clear policy on how to proceed given the directives regarding asylum from the Trump administration.

Mexico’s Solution

December 4, 2018 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The new administration, headed by Andrés Manuel López Obrador who is to take office on Saturday, will propose that the U.S. and Canada develop an ambitious plan aimed at investing in and reconstructing the migrants’ countries of origin.

Migrants: The AMLO Antidote

December 3, 2018 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

AMLO has a single six-year term in which to make himself useful. In any case, his election announces a reconfiguration of power that opens the door to a Mexican societal evolution.

Border Storm

December 1, 2018 // FAZ - Germany - German

<i>The incident at the border between Mexico and the U.S. shows how wrong it is to keep migrants in the dark about their prospects for weeks on end. There is good reason why accurate information is one of the objectives in the U.N. migration compact.</i> At America's southern border, what Donald Trump has always [Read more]

The Border in Flames

November 30, 2018 // El Financiero - Mexico - Spanish

Mexico is being confronted by a crisis of unimaginable dimensions, and not just because of the repeated threats by Trump to close the whole border to solve the [migrant caravan] problem.
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