The Latin America Working Group Education Fund along with Alianza Americas, CARECEN, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), Oxfam, and the Washington Office on Latin America developed this comprehensive set of recommendations (lawg.org/CentAmRecs19) for U.S. policy towards the Northern Triangle of Central AmericaU.S. policy should address the factors that compel forced migration from the Northern Triangle of Central America. Immigration policies should respect international law and recognize that what is facing the Northern Triangle is, to a considerable extent, a refugee crisis. EncouragingNorthern Triangle governments to take the steps they should protect the rights and wellbeing of their citizens is the best step the United States government can take to address the roots of this refugee crisis.
Author: Latin America Working Group Education Fund