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Workers Without Borders: The U.S.-Mexico Wall Makes No ‘Cents’

When it comes to borders, the free movement of labor forces is always a subject for debate. In the U.S. its center stage and there is little bipartisanship on how to ebb illegal border crossings. A physical wall between the America and Mexico is quoted by the current administration in […]


Migrant Caravan: Refugees Face An Uncertain Future In Tijuana

Since its formation in Honduras on October 12th, a large migrant caravan has been moving north through Guatemala and into Mexico, fleeing political oppression and violence of nearby Latin American states. Earlier this week, approximately 5000 caravan refugees arrived in Tijuana, a border town in Mexico just south of California. […]


President Trump Seeks To Restrict Asylum Applications To Official Points Of Entry

United States President Donald Trump announced that his administration is working on a plan to deny asylum to any migrant not arriving at an official point of entry. This is in reaction to the current “caravan” of people migrating through Mexico from Central America. These are people who have experienced […]


The Central American Caravan Shows Failures In Solutions To Refugee Crisis

The Central American Caravan passing through Guatemala and Mexico has exposed an increasing global problem: how the international community is reacting to increasing numbers of displaced persons. Similar situations have occurred globally, from Syria and Myanmar to Australia. There is a real problem when nations take a path of prevention […]


‘Estas En Tu Casa’: Mexico’s Offer To Migrant Caravan

On Friday 26th October Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto, announced that Mexico would be offering temporary work permits to those travelling in the migrant caravan to the United States. The deal, known as ‘Estas En Tu Casa’ (You Are in Your Home) includes temporary education and medical arrangements for those who […]


Caravan Of 4,000 Honduran Migrants Make Their Way To Mexico And United States

According to NBC news, a caravan of approximately 4,000 Honduran migrants are making their way through Guatemala towards Mexico and the United States. President Donald Trump has threatened to sever financial assistance to Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala if they grant safe passage to the caravan. The President also threatened […]


Dangers Faced By Child-Asylum Seekers Deported From The US And Mexico

Under the rhetoric of border control, the first six months of this year has seen 25,000 women and children from Northern Central America seeking asylum deported after arriving in the US and Mexico searching for a better life. A recent report released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) stressed […]


Trump Administration Struggles To Reunite Refugee Families

After months of attempting to process asylum seekers, the Trump Administration continues to struggle to successfully reunite broken families. These refugees were detained due to illegally crossing the United States’ south-west (US-Mexico) border. This began with the implementation of a “Zero Tolerance” policy that was announced on May 7th 2018 […]