Border Security News
Jul 17, 2014
Cynthia J. Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, joined a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to discuss the crisis in Central America and what's driving the exodus of unaccompanied minors.
Jul 16, 2014
Associate Director Eric L. Olson's comments at a Congressional hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee are quoted in this article.
Jul 15, 2014
Eric L. Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, joined a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs on examining and addressing the root causes behind the rise in apprehensions at the southern border
Jul 14, 2014
Director Jane Harman discusses the escalating violence between Israel and the Palestinians and the immigration crisis on CBS News' Talk of the Nation with Gerald Seib, Danielle Pletka, and Nia-Malika Henderson.
Jul 12, 2014
Associate Program Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in an article on Dallas Morning News about the endemic violence in Honduras causing young people to flee.
Jul 10, 2014
Associate Director Eric L. Olson is interviewed on NPR-Morning Edition about motivations causing Central American children to flee.
Jul 10, 2014
Associate Program Director Eric L. Olson is interviewed on "BBC World News America" providing insight on the current border crisis.
Jul 07, 2014
The Latin American Program's publication "Organized Crime in Central America" is referenced in this article about crime and violence in Central America and the treatment of migrants within the United States.
Latin American Program in the News: Ad campaign denying legalization aimed at parents of children surging across border
Jul 02, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on the new ad campaign that is being implemented throughout Central America in an attempt to stop the influx of young migrants into the United States. The campaign aims to correct false rumors about immigration to the United States in hopes that fewer families will send their children across the border.
Jul 01, 2014
Associate Director Eric L. Olson discusses Mexico's approach to security along their southern border.