Opinion: To address Central American migrants, the US must confront its own past

Author: Cory Hankins

A recent article for The Hill, co-authored by, Tom Hare, senior technical associate at the Pulte Institute for Global Development, suggests that U.S. policy toward the region during the Cold War is the "original root cause" of today's migration issues.

"Following the example of past peace processes around the world, what is needed is a full-scale reparations program that acknowledges the role of the U.S. in creating the border crisis it now confronts. The reparations program would start by recognizing the suffering and dignity of each individual and their plight in the context of history."

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Originally published at thehill.com on April 23, 2021.