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Border Observatory:
No Queda de Otra: An Exploration of the Root Causes of Forced Migration to the Southern Border.

This summer, HOPE spoke to dozens of people on the move in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico and posed the question: “What led you to leave your home?” The answers revealed a confluence of natural and human-made disasters, economic structures that impoverish and state failure to protect people experiencing both generalized and gender-based violence. The COVID-19 pandemic and Hurricanes Eta and Iota were the final straw for many people whose already thin safety nets were stripped away.

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