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Organizations Oppose Agreements with the U.S. that Violate Migrant Rights

On Dec. 7, Mexican organizations in defense of migrants’ rights held a press conference announcing their opposition to an agreement with the Trump administration, such as “Third Safe Country” or “Remain in Mexico” being negotiated between the two governments, in an Open Letter to the Mexican government. On Dec. 20, Donald Trump announced a plan to deport asylum-seekers who entered the United States through Mexico to await decisions in their cases on Mexican soil. The government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador accepted the plan, which is essentially the “Remain in Mexico” agreement referred to in this Letter.

Congress Letter Urging Tillerson to Investigate Violence and Corruption in Mexico

September 18, 2017   The Honorable Rex Tillerson Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C St NW Washington,  Continue Reading »

Photo Series: Ayotz1napa Global March

The Americas Program joined thousands this past Saturday, September 26 to march in solidarity with the families and peers of Ayotzinapa. Check out our photo series of the march.

CIP Americas Program Statement on the Experts’ Ayotzinapa Report

The report of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) charged with investigating the assassinations of six people and the forced disappearance of 43 students of the Raul Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers’ College in Ayotzinapa concludes that the version of events presented by the Mexican government is false.

Mexico in Crisis: U.S. Drug War Funding, Ayotzinapa and Human Rights Violations

Mexico is facing its worst political crisis in decades. U.S. policy has contributed to the crisis by funding corrupt security forces responsible for crimes against their own population.

Protesting Mexican Teachers’ Vow “This Will Not End Here”

On September 1, day of the State of the Union Address by president Enrique Peña Nieto, thousands of teachers went on the street to protest against the education reform.

Inter-American Development Bank Megaprojects: Displacement and Forced Migration

This in-depth report looks at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and how its policies have led to displacement and forced migration in Latin America. The report studies IDB megaprojects in Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and Honduras and their effect on Latin Americans.

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