Young Hondurans’ Desire to Migrate is Influenced by Factors Beyond Poverty and Violence

Young Hondurans’ Desire to Migrate is Influenced by Factors Beyond Poverty and Violence

Editorial credit: Vic Hinterlang / Shutterstock.co By Maria Estela Rivero Fuentes | The Conversation Why are so many young Hondurans heading north? Research by me and two colleagues, published in the peer-reviewed journal International Migration, delved into the factors that motivate young people – those ages 16 to 29 – to leave the central American country and migrate […]

U.S. Announces New Sanctions Against Nicaragua Over Migration, Human Rights Abuses, Ties To Russia

U.S. Announces New Sanctions Against Nicaragua Over Migration, Human Rights Abuses, Ties To Russia

By Bo Erickson | CBS News The Biden administration announced new sanctions and other restrictions on Nicaragua Wednesday, aiming to curb migration to the U.S. southern border and penalize the country for alleged human rights abuses and its close ties to Russia. Some of the actions against the country are being taken to address “significant concern […]

Earth Day ’24: A Planet on Fire Means People On The Move

Earth Day ’24: A Planet on Fire Means People On The Move

By Gabe Ortiz Earth Day 2024 is an important reminder that the global climate crisis and migration are intrinsically intertwined. While people migrate for a variety of reasons, such as family reunification or to seek asylum from life-threatening factors like state persecution and gang violence, climate change and related environmental crises have also resulted in […]

Chinese Migration to US is Nothing New – But the Reasons for Recent Surge at Southern Border Are

Chinese Migration to US is Nothing New – But the Reasons for Recent Surge at Southern Border Are

Editorial credit: David Peinado Romero / Shutterstock.com By Meredith Oyen | March 11, 2024 | The Conversation The brief closure of the Darien Gap – a perilous 66-mile jungle journey linking South American and Central America – in February 2024 temporarily halted one of the Western Hemisphere’s busiest migration routes. It also highlighted its importance to […]

Ukrainian Migration Options to U.S. Remain Unclear as Russian Invasion Continues

Ukrainian Migration Options to U.S. Remain Unclear as Russian Invasion Continues

Hallandale, Florida, USA. February 24th 2022. Miami: Ukraine War Protest. Protest against Russian invasion of Ukraine. Some Ukraine Anti War signs and banners. (Shutterstock) By David Lyons, Sun Sentinel Just hours after Russian military forces invaded their homeland, members of the Ukrainian community in South Florida protested the incursion with a rally in Hallandale Beach […]