Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 07:48
Since July 2014, Mexico has pursued policies that prioritize securing the country’s Southern Border from migrants through control measures and a significant increase in detentions and deportations, ignoring concerns about the human rights of migrants and potential refugees.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 07:40
On September 19 and 20, world leaders will convene at the UN General Assembly for the first-ever Summit for Refugees and Migration. Although focusing primarily on the refugee crisis in Syria, the Summit provides an opportunity to reflect on a humanitarian crisis that persists much closer to our borders in southern Mexico.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 06:21
Major European arms dealers involved in selling arms to the Middle East are some of the same corporations now profiting from militarizing EU’s borders.
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 06:25
Authorities across Central America have dismantled a migrant smuggling network that spanned from Brazil to Mexico, a remarkable sting operation that comes amid heightened US concerns of potential terrorists using these networks to illegally enter the United States.
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 06:36
Despite U.S.-coordinated programs and initiatives, the migration crisis in the Northern Triangle continues to pose a challenge to border security and human security.
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 06:53
A US-backed offensive to retake ISIS-held northern Syrian city of Manbij has displaced some 20,000 civilians and could uproot about 216,000 more if it continues, a UN humanitarian agency said on Monday.
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 08:30
Vulnerable children fleeing gang-fueled violence in Central America are routinely deported by Mexican immigration officials regardless of the dangers they may face on their return home, according to a new Human Rights Watch (HRW) report.
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 05:29
Several new reports highlight crime and violence as key factors driving large numbers of Central American citizens to migrate to the United States, suggesting current U.S. efforts aimed at deterring migration may be misplaced.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 06:40
NATO's top commander warned that Russia and Syria have turned the refugee crisis into a "weapon" against the West at a time when it lacks resources to counter a "resurgent, aggressive" Russia.
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 05:34
As the violence shows no signs of abating, experts warn that the US can expect to see a rising number of Central American children arriving on its doorstep.