Seeking refuge : Central American migration to Mexico, the United States, and Canada / María Cristina García.

In this incisive book, María Cristina García tells the story of the migration caused by the political upheaval in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemal and the resulting domestic and foreign policy interests that shaped the asylum policies of Mexico, the United States, and Canada.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: García, María Cristina, 1960- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. The wars in Central America and the refugee crisis
  • 2. Designing a refugee policy : Mexico as country of first asylum
  • 3. Refugees or economic migrants? : the debate over accountability in the United States
  • 4. Humanitarianism and politics : Canada opens its doors to Central America
  • Conclusion. Shared responsibility? : legacies of the Central American refugee crisis.