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Latin America Today

Sep 10, 2019

WOLA's Adam Isacson and Maureen Meyer covered nearly 400 miles of the Mexico-Guatemala border during a mid-August visit. Amid a U.S.-inspired crackdown on irregular migration, they saw National Guardsmen, checkpoints and patrols, a nearly collapsed refugee reception system, and thousands of asylum seekers from Cuba,...

Sep 5, 2019

WOLA·s president, Matt Clausen, shares what he saw and heard during a recent delegation to the U.S.-Mexico border at El Paso and Ciudad Juárez. Family migration increased 1,500% there this year, and the "Remain in Mexico" program has been implemented mercilessly amid sharply rising violent crime rates in Juárez.