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Government Information on Latin American Refugees
Suspension of Deportation of Salvadoran Refugees - 1985
This records a short remark on the state of refugees from El Salvador, and the stance that the U.S. government should take in helping them.
Central America: Conditions of Refugees and Displaced Persons - 1989
Information is provided on the conditions of Salvadoran and Nicaraguan refugees and displaced persons in Honduras, El Salvador, and Costa Rica.
Refugees and U.S. Asylum Seekers from Central America - 1989
Report looks at the political and economic conditions of Central America which have resulted in refugees seeking asylum in the U.S.
Conditions Creating Refugees and U.S. Asylum Seekers from Central America - 1989
Conditions in Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Honduras are discussed due to the rise of refugees from those countries.
Treatment of Latin Americans of Japanese Descent, European Americans, and Jewish Refugees During World War II - 2009
Testimonies in this hearing depict the harsh treatment of refugees by the U.S. during World War II, including accounts of the apathy and blood thirst that numerous refugees faced when attempting to flee to the U.S. The committee discusses the difficulties that refugees suffered while regarding the facts and circumstances, and measures to redeem U.S. actions are evaluated.
Miskito ethnic refugees seek protection in Honduras from the 'Colonos' invaders in Nicaragua. Source: Google Images
Salvadoran refugees in the Camp at Colomoncagua, Honduras, wash their laundry in one of the very small streams in the camp. Source: Revista/Steve Cagan
Hundreds of undocumented Nicaraguan immigrants stand outside the Nicaraguan Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica, in order to apply for legal residency in Costa Rica. Source: Gabe Dinsmoor/The Tico Times, 2014.