The Real Roots of the Border Crisis

Center for American Progress

July 16, 2019J
by Dan Restrepo, Joel Martinez, Trevor Sutton, and Andrew Satter

President Donald Trump neither understands nor cares about what’s really driving migration in the Americas. But understanding why people are leaving their home for the treacherous journey north is key to knowing how to manage it. In this video, we explain why the United States must reject the politics of cruelty and chart a new course on migration policy that is cooperative, compassionate, and pragmatic. ( See also: Getting Migration in the Americas Right: A National Interest-Driven Approach”)

The Briefing: How to Actually Solve the Border Crisis

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