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Since 1974, WOLA has played a key role in all major Washington policy debates over human rights in Latin America. Our experts are called upon regularly to provide information and up-to-date analysis to the executive branch, members of Congress, and U.S. and Latin American media. For media inquiries or interviews with our experts, please send an email detailing your inquiry and noting your deadline to our press office at press@wola.org.  To join our press list, send your name, title, and contact information to press@wola.org.

News Releases

House Supplemental Strips Protections for Children Fleeing Violence

Senate Counterpart Makes Important Strides Ensuring Safety of Children and Addressing Root Causes of Violence in Central America

WOLA Expert Tells Congressional Panel: Central American Children Risk Becoming Victims Again

Focus on Community-Level Violence Key to Easing Humanitarian Crisis at the Border

Over 40 Organizations Call on Congress to Address Humanitarian Crisis at the Border

Groups Urge Emergency Aid and Attention to the Underlying Causes of Violence

The Second Anniversary of Mexico's Law for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders and Journalists

WOLA expresses concern about failure to fully implement the Protection Mechanism