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When Internal Migration Fails: A Case Study of Central American Youth

  • Organization: Angel Alfonso Escamilla García, Northwestern University
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Thursday, September 23, 2021
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"This paper examines the experiences of Central American youth who have attempted internal relocation before migrating internationally. Based on interviews and participant observation with Guatemalan, Honduran, and Salvadoran youth migrating through Mexico, this paper shows how youth from the Northern Countries of Central America turn to their domestic networks to escape labor exploitation and gang violence before undertaking international journeys."

  • Children
  • Other Political Asylum