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How Stories of Central American Climate Displacement Were Buried Under a Border Crisis

“I’m doing this for my children.” That’s what Martha from Colón, Honduras, said to a reporter in November 2018.

August 13, 2020
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Refugees Through the Eyes of American Third Graders

This year, the third graders at Collegiate School in New York City have been learning about immigration. They began by…

May 29, 2020
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Behind the Rhetoric, Children are Suffering

The photo of Oscar Ramirez and his daughter Valeria, lying face down dead on the bank of the Rio Grande…

July 24, 2019
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70+ Organizations and Members of Congress Oppose Proposed Cut in Aid to Central America

Our alliance has acted collectively in multiple ways and at various times over the past few months in response to…

June 25, 2019
school children stand at a railing smiling
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Community Reactions to Cut-off in Foreign Assistance to Northern Triangle Countries

Cutting off poverty-alleviating and violence-reducing assistance in Central America runs counter to American values and interests.

May 8, 2019
school children stand at a railing smiling
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To Celebrate International Day of Democracy, Remember Strengthening Democracy Requires Civic Action

On International Day of Democracy, we recognize that citizen-responsive governments provide economic prosperity, improve social well-being, protect minorities and vulnerable populations, among other impactful benefits.

September 14, 2018
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Could Family Separation Increase Human Trafficking Risk for Immigrant Children?

Confusion and desperation in regard to immigration policies fuels human trafficking around the globe. Beyond the immediate dangers, the separation of children from their families only adds to the mental and emotional anguish of children who’ve already endured much on their way to the U.S. Southern border.

July 17, 2018
Three men and a woman facing large metal structure separating the U.S. and Mexico
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U.S. Immigration Officials’ Forceful Separation of Children From Their Parents is Cruel and Inhumane

"The administration’s current actions violate the U.S. Refugee Act of 1980, are against the values of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and must stop."

June 19, 2018
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Fear of Deportation Exacts Toll on Children’s Mental Health

The mental health of young people is a growing concern for U.S. society as a whole, but But for undocumented youths or young citizens with undocumented relatives, the emotional or mental issues they grapple with are a multifaceted ordeal.

May 21, 2018
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Diversity Makes America Great: We Are a Nation of Immigrants

Our own U.S. history and independent research demonstrate that migration to this country has been at the heart of our country’s growth.

February 23, 2018