Immigration Law

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Sonia Nazario: Level of Violence in Honduras 'Astounded Me'
Posted on 17 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Last month, I returned for the first time in a decade to Enrique’s home in the Nueva Suyapa neighborhood of Tegucigalpa. I lived there for a week. I saw a huge change in why children are migrating north to the U.S.—a level of violence... Read More

A Refugee Crisis, Not an Immigration Crisis: Sonia Nazario
Posted on 12 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"To permanently stem this flow of children, we must address the complex root causes of violence in Honduras, as well as the demand for illegal drugs in the United States that is fueling that violence. In the meantime, however, we must recognize this... Read More

Gang Violence in Central America the Push Factor: Sonia Nazario
Posted on 5 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In the last few years, what's really been a driving factor has been the increased violence in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. These are really the three countries that these children are coming from. And increasingly, these countries are... Read More

Walls, No. Opportunities for Women Abroad, Yes.
Posted on 15 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The United States is spending billions on walls that don’t really keep migrants out (a University of California, San Diego, study showed that 97 percent of migrants who want to cross the border eventually get through), and on locking up and... Read More

Tags: Borders , walls , women , nazario

Senate Hearing: Dangerous Passage - Central America In Crisis and the Exodus of Unaccompanied Minors
Posted on 17 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Dangerous Passage: Central America In Crisis And the Exodus of Unaccompanied Minors Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Senate Dirksen 419 Presiding: Senator Menendez Witnesses ... Read More

Nazario: 'We Would Be Their Executioner' By Deporting Kids
Posted on 9 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

A Pulitzer Prize winning author who followed the treacherous trip of a young Honduran boy to the United States said many of the children crossing the border today are refugees and should be treated as such. Sonia Nazario, who won the Pulitzer for a 2002... Read More

Child Migrants, Alone in Court
Posted on 11 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In a nation that prides itself on the fact that everyone accused of a crime — murderers, rapists — has the right to a lawyer, undocumented immigrants, even when they are unaccompanied children, are not entitled to a public defender.... Read More