Following the “migrant crisis” in 2015, the European Union embarked on a controversial experiment — diverting billions of development aid toward tackling “the root causes of migration,” in a bid to stem the flow of people arriving without documentation. Now, the U.S. is engaging in similar efforts focused on those entering the country via the southern border with Mexico. But does this approach work? Can aid be used to deter migration, and at what cost?
Join Teresa Welsh as she speaks to experts about the U.S. and European experience.
You’ll hear from:
- Camille Le Coz, policy analyst, Migration Policy Institute
- Sarah Blodgett Bermeo, associate professor of political science, Duke University
- Teresa Welsh, senior reporter, Devex
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