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The just-released Senate border deal is a sincere, bipartisan attempt to create much needed order at the U.S.-Mexico border; release pressure on the broken asylum system, resource agencies, and communities; and provide other targeted solutions across the immigration system. However, to achieve and sustain order at the border, Congress must more boldly address what drives migration in the region and must create accessible lawful pathways that are an alternative to asylum.
Feb 5, 2024
Patrick Gaspard, Debu Gandhi, Dan Restrepo
Tom Jawetz and researchers from Texas A&M and the University of Virginia argue that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations may decrease some of the push factors that are causing Venezuelans and others to come to the United States.
Oct 5, 2023
Ben Helms, David Leblang, Tom Jawetz
La activista de derechos humanos mexicana María Herrera Magdaleno discute el impacto devastador del flujo de armas estadounidenses hacia México, incluyendo la desaparición forzada de cuatro de sus hijos.
Jun 27, 2023
Nick Wilson, Andrew Sonntag, Rafael Medina, 4 More
Gaby Blanco, Ala Al Sadi, Hai-Lam Phan, Julia Schroeder
Mexican human rights activist María Herrera Magdaleno discusses the devastating impact of U.S. guns flowing to Mexico, including the forced disappearance of four of her sons.
This fact sheet summarizes a recent Center for American Progress report on the Biden administration’s strategic use of its lawful parole authority to enhance migration management.
May 10, 2023
President Biden must capitalize on hosting this year’s Summit of the Americas to galvanize a regional security strategy that centers climate action.
May 26, 2022
Joel Martinez, Frances Colón
Ending the Title 42 expulsion policy at the border is an important step toward rebuilding the United States’ asylum system.
Apr 6, 2022
Zefitret Abera Molla
Mexico’s lawsuit against major U.S. arms manufacturers and distributors is a reminder of the fact that America’s gun violence epidemic extends well beyond its own borders.
Sep 2, 2021
Eugenio Weigend Vargas, Joel Martinez
As the Leaders’ Climate Summit approaches, the Biden administration should consider every available option to promote effective conservation and sustainable development in the Amazon.
Apr 13, 2021
Ryan Richards, Mikyla Reta
An actionable plan for the next administration’s progressive national security agenda.
Oct 19, 2020
the CAP National Security and International Policy Team
This interactive database features nearly 250 recommendations that the next administration can advance, adopt, and implement within the first 100 days to set the country on a path toward a more progressive national security approach.
The United States cannot afford to ignore the progressing spread of COVID-19 among its neighbors in the Americas.
May 5, 2020
Trevor Sutton, Dan Restrepo, Joel Martinez
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