Forced Migration

Forced Migration Is the general term for a group of persons who have been displaced from their homes due to a man-made catastrophe or natural disaster. Causes of Displacement Conflict-Induced occurs when people are forced to flee their homes as a result of armed conflict including civil war, generalized violence, and persecution on the grounds ofContinue reading “Forced Migration”

Homeland Security visits Guatemala

    August 23, 2019   Guatemala Minister of the Interior, Enrique Antonio Degenhart, and U.S. Deputy Director of Homeland Security, Kevin McAleenan visited the immigration center at La Peñita, where thousands of immigrants from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East arrive seeking asylum. Degenhart and McAleenan signed a joint memorandum to improve cooperation onContinue reading “Homeland Security visits Guatemala”

Guatemala’s Presidential Election 2019

Alejandro Giammattei will lead the nation that has become the main source of migrants traveling to the border between Mexico and the United States. The representative of the Vamos party obtained 57.95% of the ballots, compared to 42.05% of his contender, the Social Democrat Torres. The recently elected President of Guatemala will have the task ofContinue reading “Guatemala’s Presidential Election 2019”

Importation of domestic workers in the U.S., a blind eye on human trafficking.

Most of the women in the United States working as live-in domestic workers come from underdeveloped countries; the majority are escaping poverty and seeking to secure a better future for their families even if it means to work more than 8,000 miles away from home. Recruited at home under false promises, sketchy contracts, and aContinue reading “Importation of domestic workers in the U.S., a blind eye on human trafficking.”