Threatening to Cut Aid to Central America Won’t Decrease Immigration

July 12, 2018
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Washington’s “zero tolerance” immigration policies are making headlines around the world, but they are just the beginning of the devastating impact the Trump administration could have on migrants from Central America. Liz Hume, AfP’s Senior Director for Programs and Strategy, explains how in threatening to cut aid to Central America, the United States may inadvertently increase the drivers of conflict and consequently see an uptick in the flow of migrants.

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