Our research teams have concluded six weeks of interviewing migrants in Mexico, Costa Rica, & Colombia. Interviews reveal migrants usually leave their homes out of desperation & with remarkably little information about what lies ahead.
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This summer, eight Fletcher research assistants are conducting research across Central America, from Tijuana, Mexico to Necoclí, Colombia, seeking to better understand how migrants process information and assess risk on their journeys north.
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