Author: sbenavidez

Confronting Compassion Fatigue: Understanding the Arc of Public Support for Displaced Populations in Turkey, Colombia, and Europe

by on January 12, 2024

“While compassion is extremely powerful, it is also highly vulnerable to fatigue. In the long term, politicians must anticipate the gradual ebbing of solidarity by putting in place sound policies to meet practical community needs amid large-scale migration.” Historic levels of global displacement have put intense pressure on systems designed to protect people fleeing conflict,…

Shifting Realities at the U.S.-Mexico Border: Immigration Enforcement and Control in a Fast-Evolving Landscape

by on January 12, 2024

Drawing from visits to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities along the entire southwest border and extensive interviews of governmental and nongovernmental officials in the U.S., Mexico, Guatemala, and Costa Rica, the MPI report emphasizes that border control cannot be achieved at the border alone. Success will require … significant investments in capacity as…