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Migrant and Refugee Caravans: Failed Responses (Summary)


Over the last decade, a growing number of Central Americans have been forced to flee their countries of origin due to widespread criminal violence, life-threatening gender and domestic violence, and extreme economic hardship. This escalating humanitarian crisis has been largely neglected by the US and Mexican governments, which have turned a blind eye to the lack of safe and legal channels to claim asylum, as well as to the deadly risks and systematic abuses faced by Central Americans in their journey to safety.

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