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Author García, María Cristina, 1960-

Title Seeking refuge : Central American migration to Mexico, the United States, and Canada / María Cristina García
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents 1. The wars in Central America and the refugee crisis -- 2. Designing a refugee policy : Mexico as country of first asylum -- 3. Refugees or economic migrants? : the debate over accountability in the United States -- 4. Humanitarianism and politics : Canada opens its doors to Central America -- Conclusion. Shared responsibility? : legacies of the Central American refugee crisis
Summary In this incisive book, María Cristina García tells the story of the migration caused by the political upheaval in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemal and the resulting domestic and foreign policy interests that shaped the asylum policies of Mexico, the United States, and Canada
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Political refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.
Political refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Mexico.
Political refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Political refugees -- Central America.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520939433 (electronic bk.)
1423745558 (electronic bk.)
9780520939431 (electronic bk.)
9781423745556 (electronic bk.)