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Do Friends Spy on Friends?

Aug 15, 2014
Do friends spy on friends? It’s a simple question requiring a complex answer. The question represents one of the most contentious aspects of the new global security environment. And while keeping an eye on allies as well as enemies is nothing new, agreement on where to draw lines on such activity remains elusive.

Central American governments struggle to resettle children

Aug 14, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about the challenges of resettling unaccompanied minors who may be deported from the U.S. to Central America.

Why child migrants head to the US

Aug 05, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article explaining why the dangerous journey north outweighs the risks of staying behind.

Mexico is weak link to cross-border immigration enforcement

Aug 04, 2014
Associate Program Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in The Washington Post about how the lack of security on the freight trains, known as "The Beast", is one of the most obvious issues that must be tackled in order to enforce Mexico's role as a transit country.

Border Crisis

Jul 28, 2014
Associate Program Director Eric L.Olson is quoted about the extent to which money will be used efficiently in the U.S. plan to deter unaccompanied minors from continuing to enter the U.S.

U.S. Is The Largest But Not The Only Recipient Of Central American Immigrants In Latest Surge

Jul 28, 2014
Associate Director Eric L.Olson provides a quote on the influx of unaccompanied minors to countries like Nicaragua and Costa Rica.

It's tough to live without hope

Jul 27, 2014
Associate Director Eric L.Olson provides a quote on factors that have led to a steady increase in migration flows.

Rate of unaccompanied girls crossing into US outpaces boys

Jul 25, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson provides a comment on the proliferation of gang violence among young men in Central America.

What U.S., Central America Have to Tackle to Stem Border Crisis

Jul 25, 2014
Associate Program Director Eric L.Olson provides a quote on the expected U.S. policy toward reintegration.

No easy solutions for child migrant crisis

Jul 25, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article regarding her view on what can be expected from the Central American leaders meeting with President Obama.

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