\ SIF and the Wilson Center Hold Conference on Migration in Central America - Seattle International Foundation

At this one-day conference  in Washington DC, researchers and experts discussed violence, corruption, police and immigration reforms that affect the Central American region.

The Wilson Center, in partnership with SIF, held the first conference of the year on the Northern Triangle of Central America.

The event took place on June 25 at the Wilson Center headquarters in Washington, D.C., from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Agenda:

  • Understanding Violence in Central America
  • Promoting Rule of Law and Fighting Corruption
  • Honduras’ Special Commission to Purge and Reform the Police
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS), what if those protected return to their countries of origin?

The opening remarks were delivered by Congresswoman Norma Torres and SIF’s Executive Director, Arturo Aguilar, gave a welcome speech.

Watch the conference webcast using this link.