CANAMID Central America-North America Migration Dialogue

Launch of CANAMID´s Policy Brief Series - Wilson Center


CANAMID-Ciesas, The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute and Latin American Program, and Georgetown University organized a meeting at Washington D.C. (October 20) to launch the Central America - North America Migration Dialogue Policy Brief Series.

The goal of the Central America - North America Dialogue (CANAMID) is to gather and disseminate rigorous analyses on Central American and Mexican migration at its points of departure, transit and settlement communities in Mexico and the United States. 3 Policy briefs will be presented in depth to policy makers, NGOs and academics

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Opening Remarks & Introduction to the CANAMID Project and Policy Briefs Series

Duncan Wood, Director, Mexico Institute, Wilson Center

Susan Martin, Georgetown University

Pablo Mateos, CIESAS Research Center, Mexico

Panel: Central America - North America Migration

Moderated by: Cynthia Arnson, Director, Latin American Program, Wilson Center

"A Historic and Demographic Outlook of Migration from Central America's Northern Triangle"

Carla Pederzini, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City

"Central Americans in the U.S. Labor Market: Recent Trends and Policy Impacts"

Pia Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

"Central American Children in the U.S. & Education"

Bryant Jensen, Brigham Young University, & James Bachmeier, Temple University

"Highlights from Remaining Research"

Pablo Mateos, CIESAS Research Center, Mexico


  • Lindsay Lowell, Georgetown University
  • Phil Martin, UC Davis

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