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Securing the Border: Understanding and Addressing the Root Causes of Central American Migration to the United States

Full Committee Hearing

Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Member Statements


Panel I

  • William Kandel
    Analyst in Immigration Policy
    Congressional Research Service, U.S. Library of Congress
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  • The Honorable  Roger F. Noriega
    Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
    and Former Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs at the U.S. Department of State
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  • The Honorable  Adolfo A. Franco
    Former Assistant Administrator for Latin America and Caribbean
    at the U.S. Agency for Interanational Development
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  • Eric L. Olson
    Associate Director
    Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
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Panel II

  • The Honorable  Alan D. Bersin
    Acting Assistant Secretary and Chief Diplomatic Officer
    Office of Policy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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  • Francisco Palmieri
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central America and the Caribbean
    Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State
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  • Lieutenant General  Kenneth E. Tovo, USA
    Military Deputy Commander
    U.S. Southern Command, U.S. Department of Defense
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