A panel discussion featuring U.S. Ambassador (ret.) to Honduras, James Nealon, on the recent increase in migration from the Northern Triangle (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras) to the United States sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Maine.
Join the World Affairs Council of Maine, the Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center, and Mainers for Accountable Leadership as we host a panel discussion on the recent increase in migration from the Northern Triangle (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras) to the United States. We will discuss the myriad factors contributing to migration, including limited economic opportunity and violence, as well as the role US foreign policy has played in the region over the past 50+ years. Featured panelists: Former US Ambassador to Honduras (2014-17), James Nealon; Bates College Professor, Clarisa Pérez-Armendáriz; American University Professor Emeritus, Gordon Adams; and Sister Patricia Pora.