WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas
21 Jul 2017 | Podcast

Trump’s Border Buildup Moves Through Congress

A conversation with WOLA’s Maureen Meyer about where the border security and migration debate stands right now

The House Appropriations Committee just passed a budget bill that gives the Trump administration much of what it is asking for: more border wall, more border agents, and more deportation capacity. Meanwhile migration, especially of people fleeing violence in Central America, is creeping upward after a sharp post-inauguration decline. Get an update from Senior Associates Adam Isacson (Defense Oversight) and Maureen Meyer (Mexico and Migrant Rights).



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