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