A physical barrier isn’t what’s needed; incentives are, so that migration starts to fall.
“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]
[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.
Venezuela finds itself subjected to a suffocating and growing military, economic, diplomatic and propagandist attack orchestrated by the U.S. and its allies.
The problem is not populism, but the populist.
[It is not] xenophobic to assert that the arrival and transit of foreigners in the country has to be governed by rules.
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.
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.
<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]
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.