Sixty one percent of the homes in Guatemala have been determined to be inadequate, at risk to the effects extreme weather such as mudslides and flooding, potentially displacing more than 9 million Guatemalans.
Social Inclusion, Minority Groups & Discrimination
Incoming President Donald Trump has said that on his first day in office he’ll start deporting the 2 to 3 million criminal undocumented immigrants that he claims are in the United States. Only problem: where did he get the numbers and how?
A #SanctuaryCampus movement has taken hold across U.S. universities. By collectively supporting and providing a voice to undocumented students’ fears and demands, a new process of inclusion is taking shape.
A week before the Donors’ Summit in San Salvador I was able to catch up with Kathy Hall of the Summit Foundation. In a wide-ranging interview she discusses the failures of governments in Central America to provide for the younger generation, the need for the U.S. to condition its assistance to local governments meeting their own commitments, and the moral obligation of donors to collaborate and ensure greater transparency.
In truth, the administration’s use of executive action to push for immigration did more harm than good. It precluded comprehensive immigration reform from Congress and only stoked greater opposition from the Republicans and the public in general.