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CAMPI Migration Model Updated for December

12 Jan 2022

Stephanie Leutert, Director of the Central America and Mexico Policy Initiative (CAMPI), updated a model to better understand current migration dynamics and to estimate total numbers of unique individuals leaving their communities in Mexico and Central America. The model and the write up (from September) can be found under the Articles section here. The model will continued to be updated…

Rohrbaugh Co-Authors Book on Home Emergency Kits

07 Jan 2022

Ben Rohrbaugh, Fellow in the Central America and Mexico Policy Initiative at the Strauss Center, recently co-authored a book titled Emergency Kits for Everyone: Home emergency kits for regular people (who are a little anxious about the news). In it, he and his co-author, Nate Bruggeman, include checklists and detailed explanations of what households need to…

CAMPI Releases Report on Migrant Kidnappings in Nuevo Laredo

20 Dec 2021

The Central America and Mexico Policy Initiative recently published a report, with Vecina’s assistance, that focuses on migrant kidnappings in Nuevo Laredo due to the crime’s high frequency and its systematic nature. Migrant kidnappings are largely concentrated in a few sites around the city, and kidnappings follow a similar modus operandi. In fact, the practice…

CAMPI Releases November 2021 Metering Report

30 Nov 2021

The Central America and Mexico Policy Initiative (CAMPI), led by our CAMPI Fellows Stephanie Leutert and Caitlyn Yates, have released the quarterly Metering Update for November 2021. This report provides an update on asylum waitlists, asylum seekers, and migrant shelters along the U.S.-Mexico border amid the suspension of CBP’s asylum processing and the Title 42 exemption processes. It documents approximately 26,505…

CAMPI Migration Model Updated for November

29 Nov 2021

Stephanie Leutert, Director of the Central America and Mexico Policy Initiative (CAMPI), updated a model to better understand current migration dynamics and to estimate total numbers of unique individuals leaving their communities in Mexico and Central America. The model and the write up (from September) can be found under the Articles section here. The model will continued to be updated…

CAMPI Migration Model Updated

27 Oct 2021

Stephanie Leutert, Director of the Central America and Mexico Policy Initiative (CAMPI), updated a model to better understand current migration dynamics and to estimate total numbers of unique individuals leaving their communities in Mexico and Central America. The model and the write up (from September) can be found under the Articles section here. The model will continued to be updated…

Leutert and Yates Examine Women’s Involvement in Migrant Kidnappings in Mexico

13 Oct 2021

Director of the Strauss Center’s Central America and Mexico Policy Initiative (CAMPI), Stephanie Leutert, and Strauss Campi Fellow, Caitlyn Yates, recently co-authored a chapter for Beyond Drugs, Smuggling and Trafficking: Violence, Victimization, and Community Action in Mexico’s Criminal Landscape. This collection of essays uses community-based research to address conceptual gaps present in Mexico’s dominant organized crime narrative. Leutert’s…

CAMPI Director Builds Central America Migration Model

28 Sep 2021

This past month, Stephanie Leutert, Director of the Central America and Mexico Policy Initiative (CAMPI), built a model to better understand current migration dynamics and to estimate total numbers of unique individuals leaving their communities in Mexico and Central America. The model focuses on unique individuals (by subtracting repeat encounters) and aims to capture populations…

CAMPI Releases August Metering Report

13 Aug 2021

The Central America and Mexico Policy Initiative (CAMPI), led by our CAMPI Fellows Savitri Arvey and Caitlyn Yates, have released the quarterly Metering Update for August 2021. This report provides an update on asylum waitlists, asylum seekers, and migrant shelters along the U.S.-Mexico border amid CBP’s asylum processing suspension and the Title 42 exemption processes. It documents approximately 20,600 asylum…

CAMPI Releases May Metering Report

18 May 2021

The Central America and Mexico Policy Initiative (CAMPI), led by our CAMPI Fellows Savitri Arvey and Caitlyn Yates, have released the quarterly Metering Update for May 2021. This report provides an update on metering lists, asylum seekers, and migrant shelters along the U.S.-Mexico border amid CBP’s asylum processing suspension. It documents approximately 18,680 asylum seekers…

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