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Minor Offenses: The Growing Issue of “Unaccompanied Alien Children” at U.S. Borders

An issue that is now at the forefront of U.S. immigration policy is the influx and apprehension of “unaccompanied alien children” (UAC) at the U.S./Mexico border. The arrival of UAC, or undocumented migrant children unaccompanied by a parent or guardian, poses a unique challenge to the work of U.S. border...

Criminal Diaspora: The Spread of Transnational Organized Crime and How to Contain its Expansion

The Wilson Center has published a report titled, The Criminal Diaspora: The Spread of Transnational Organized Crime and How to Contain its Expansion. From the report: "The spread of transnational organized crime–fed by drug-trafficking and a growing number of other illegal economies–is the most significant security challenge for Latin American...

New Approaches to Migration Management in Mexico and Central America

The Migration Policy Institute, together with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, released a report this month entitled, New Approaches to Migration Management in Mexico and Central America, which “traces the history of migration and transmigration trends and policy in Mexico and Central America, and examines Mexico’s sweeping 2011...