Pathways for Labor Migration from Northern Central America: Five Difficult but Necessary Proposals

Research Paper — Michael A. Clemens Very few labor-based pathways for regular migration are available for people in Northern Central America (NCA), often called the ‘Northern Triangle’ of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. This paper by Michael A. Clemens briefly summarizes the state of labor-based migration channels in the region. It then argues that extending […]

Migrant Remittances to Central America and Options for Development

Research Paper — Manuel Orozco North and Central American Task Force on Migration Introduction Remittances are the most visible economic activity among migrants that makes a strong contribution to the development of their home countries. These person-to-person private financial flows, directed to families back home, bring many benefits. Largely because of an obsolete model of […]