Posts Tagged: migration

U.S.-Mexico Border: Overlooked Injustices Against Humanity

By: Selena Hood, Aileen Flores, Odette Moran The focus of this dossier will be the violation of human rights along the heavily militarized US-Mexico border, specifically the victimization of Mexican and Central American persons seeking refuge in the United States.

U.S.-Mexico Border: Overlooked Injustices Against Humanity

By: Selena Hood, Aileen Flores, Odette Moran The focus of this dossier will be the violation of human rights along the heavily militarized US-Mexico border, specifically the victimization of Mexican and Central American persons seeking refuge in the United States.

El Salvador: From Civil War to Migrant Caravans, A Look at Human Rights Violations

By Elsy Mora, Sabrina Faucette, Cristian Maldonado, Rory Crowly and Dave Ivan Cruz “To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity” -Nelson Mandela In October of 2018, a caravan of 200 Salvadorans started the journey north

El Salvador: From Civil War to Migrant Caravans, A Look at Human Rights Violations

By Elsy Mora, Sabrina Faucette, Cristian Maldonado, Rory Crowly and Dave Ivan Cruz “To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity” -Nelson Mandela In October of 2018, a caravan of 200 Salvadorans started the journey north

Central American Migrant Experiences Through Mexico

Anastasie Lenoir, Katrina Manrique, Sarah Mayorga, & Nicole Rapista In 2017-2018, the caravana migrante, or migrant caravan, composed of Central American migrants fleeing violence, political repression, and economic instability, started to make its way from the Northern Triangle through the

Central American Migrant Experiences Through Mexico

Anastasie Lenoir, Katrina Manrique, Sarah Mayorga, & Nicole Rapista In 2017-2018, the caravana migrante, or migrant caravan, composed of Central American migrants fleeing violence, political repression, and economic instability, started to make its way from the Northern Triangle through the

Thompson, Amy, Rebecca Maria Torres, Kate Swanson, Sarah A. Blue, Óscar Misael Hernández Hernández. “Re-conceptualising agency in migrant children from Central America and Mexico.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 45:2 (2017) :235-252.

It is a fact that children migrate from their countries of origin to the United States unaccompanied—their age, however, places yet another barrier to overcome. In the United States there is the idea that children may not inherently have agency,

Thompson, Amy, Rebecca Maria Torres, Kate Swanson, Sarah A. Blue, Óscar Misael Hernández Hernández. “Re-conceptualising agency in migrant children from Central America and Mexico.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 45:2 (2017) :235-252.

It is a fact that children migrate from their countries of origin to the United States unaccompanied—their age, however, places yet another barrier to overcome. In the United States there is the idea that children may not inherently have agency,

Swanson, Kate and Torres, Rebecca (2016) “Child Migration and Transnationalized Violence in the Americas,” Journal of Latin American Geography 15(3): 23-48.

The article focuses on how the migration outbreak derives from transnational state policies and practices which pose negative effects on the lives of migrant children. The research highlights the historical component of the problem: structural violence and normalized violence. Structural

Swanson, Kate and Torres, Rebecca (2016) “Child Migration and Transnationalized Violence in the Americas,” Journal of Latin American Geography 15(3): 23-48.

The article focuses on how the migration outbreak derives from transnational state policies and practices which pose negative effects on the lives of migrant children. The research highlights the historical component of the problem: structural violence and normalized violence. Structural

Muñoz, Perla Barbosa B., and Jerjes Izcoatl Aguirre I Ochoa. “Human Rights and Central American Migrants in Mexico: A Judicial Perspective.” Asian Social Science 10, no. 13 (2014): 263-70.

Image Caption: Alcides Padilla, from Honduras, wakes up at the Jesus Martinez stadium in Mexico City, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (Abd, Rodrigo / Associated Press Photo) I chose the featured image because it personifies the current conditions of Central American

Muñoz, Perla Barbosa B., and Jerjes Izcoatl Aguirre I Ochoa. “Human Rights and Central American Migrants in Mexico: A Judicial Perspective.” Asian Social Science 10, no. 13 (2014): 263-70.

Image Caption: Alcides Padilla, from Honduras, wakes up at the Jesus Martinez stadium in Mexico City, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (Abd, Rodrigo / Associated Press Photo) I chose the featured image because it personifies the current conditions of Central American

Woods, Jason. “POVERTY AND VIOLENCE LEAVE HONDURANS NO OPTION BUT TO LEAVE HOME.” Heifer International. October 24, 2018.

Woods, Jason. “POVERTY AND VIOLENCE LEAVE HONDURANS NO OPTION BUT TO LEAVE HOME.” Heifer International. October 24, 2018. Accessed January 25, 2019. https://www.heifer.org/join-the-conversation/blog/2018/October/poverty-and-violence-leave-hondurans-no-option-but-to-leave-home.html.             In this article by Jason Woods, he dives in depth into the causes of the mass

Woods, Jason. “POVERTY AND VIOLENCE LEAVE HONDURANS NO OPTION BUT TO LEAVE HOME.” Heifer International. October 24, 2018.

Woods, Jason. “POVERTY AND VIOLENCE LEAVE HONDURANS NO OPTION BUT TO LEAVE HOME.” Heifer International. October 24, 2018. Accessed January 25, 2019. https://www.heifer.org/join-the-conversation/blog/2018/October/poverty-and-violence-leave-hondurans-no-option-but-to-leave-home.html.             In this article by Jason Woods, he dives in depth into the causes of the mass

Kruszewski, Anthony. Payan, Tony. Staudt, Kathleen. Human Rights: Along the U.S.-Mexico Border. Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2009 Alberto Martin Alvarez, Ana Fernández Zubieta

In Alvarez and Zubieta’s chapter, “Central American Immigrants at the Northeastern Mexico Border,” the authors look to gain knowledge about the numbers of Central American migrants and their experiences in terms of abuse and maltreatment. This chapter is a field

Kruszewski, Anthony. Payan, Tony. Staudt, Kathleen. Human Rights: Along the U.S.-Mexico Border. Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2009 Alberto Martin Alvarez, Ana Fernández Zubieta

In Alvarez and Zubieta’s chapter, “Central American Immigrants at the Northeastern Mexico Border,” the authors look to gain knowledge about the numbers of Central American migrants and their experiences in terms of abuse and maltreatment. This chapter is a field

Reina, Angelica S., Brenda J. Lohman, and Marta María Maldonado. “‘He Said They’d Deport Me’: Factors Influencing Domestic Violence Help-Seeking Practices Among Latina Immigrants.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence 29, no. 4 (March 2014): 593–615. doi:10.1177/0886260513505214

Previous literature has shown that women from immigrant populations, including Latina immigrants, suffer disproportionately from gendered violence. Additional studies show that 17.3% of Latina women living in the US, including first-generation immigrants, were victims of partner violence and abuse. Despite

Reina, Angelica S., Brenda J. Lohman, and Marta María Maldonado. “‘He Said They’d Deport Me’: Factors Influencing Domestic Violence Help-Seeking Practices Among Latina Immigrants.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence 29, no. 4 (March 2014): 593–615. doi:10.1177/0886260513505214

Previous literature has shown that women from immigrant populations, including Latina immigrants, suffer disproportionately from gendered violence. Additional studies show that 17.3% of Latina women living in the US, including first-generation immigrants, were victims of partner violence and abuse. Despite

Tuite, Ashleigh R., Andrea Thomas-Bachli, Hernan Acosta, Deepit Bhatia, Carmen Huber, Kieran Petrasek, Alexander Watts, Jean HE Yong, Isaac I. Bogoch, and Kamran Khan. “Infectious disease implications of large-scale migration of Venezuelan nationals.” Journal of travel medicine 25, no. 1 (2018): tay077.

The Journal of Travel Medicine highlights the work of Ashleigh R Tuite, Andrea Thomas-Bachli, Hernan Acosta, Deepit Bhatia, Carmen Huber s well as other researchers and their work analyzing the current humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, focusing specifically on how the

Tuite, Ashleigh R., Andrea Thomas-Bachli, Hernan Acosta, Deepit Bhatia, Carmen Huber, Kieran Petrasek, Alexander Watts, Jean HE Yong, Isaac I. Bogoch, and Kamran Khan. “Infectious disease implications of large-scale migration of Venezuelan nationals.” Journal of travel medicine 25, no. 1 (2018): tay077.

The Journal of Travel Medicine highlights the work of Ashleigh R Tuite, Andrea Thomas-Bachli, Hernan Acosta, Deepit Bhatia, Carmen Huber s well as other researchers and their work analyzing the current humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, focusing specifically on how the

Maquiladoras, Misogyny, and Migration: Exploring Femicide in Ciudad Juárez

This dossier is examining the multiple components that contribute to the proliferation of femicide, as well as the actions being taken to curb it.

Maquiladoras, Misogyny, and Migration: Exploring Femicide in Ciudad Juárez

This dossier is examining the multiple components that contribute to the proliferation of femicide, as well as the actions being taken to curb it.

Seekle, Clare Ribando. “Trafficking in persons in Latin America and the Caribbean.” CRS Report for Congress 33200. Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, Washington, DC. (February 11, 2015).

The author of this Congressional Research Service report introduces the concept of trafficking in persons (TIP) and discusses the range of TIP in Latin America and the Caribbean. The report describes human trafficking related to forced labor, forced sex-work, and

Seekle, Clare Ribando. “Trafficking in persons in Latin America and the Caribbean.” CRS Report for Congress 33200. Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, Washington, DC. (February 11, 2015).

The author of this Congressional Research Service report introduces the concept of trafficking in persons (TIP) and discusses the range of TIP in Latin America and the Caribbean. The report describes human trafficking related to forced labor, forced sex-work, and

Luibhéid, Eithne, Cantú, Lionel Jr. “Queer Migrations: Sexuality, U.S. Citizenship, And Border Crossings”

Every aspect of the United States’ social, political, economic, and cultural life has been affected by the international migration process. Furthermore, the reasons behind immigration have been questioned among scholars but the correlation between sexuality and migration has been severely

Luibhéid, Eithne, Cantú, Lionel Jr. “Queer Migrations: Sexuality, U.S. Citizenship, And Border Crossings”

Every aspect of the United States’ social, political, economic, and cultural life has been affected by the international migration process. Furthermore, the reasons behind immigration have been questioned among scholars but the correlation between sexuality and migration has been severely