Critical and creative reflective essay.
In a 800-1000 word opinion essay, discuss how U.S. foreign policy, immigration, and grass-roots have influenced the Central American to the U.S. during the 1970s-1990s and what this can tell us about our policies today. What do you think is most important for the public to know about the U.S. Central American migration? How should this history shape our understanding the current Central migration and refugee” Crisis”? You could discuss the role of U.S. Foreign policy-government policy but also exchanges and activism by U.S. citizens and residents- and migration and refugee policy and include your own relevant experience. Be sure to draw from Garcia’s book as well the articles by Gosseand chinchilla, Hamilton, and Loucky to support your arguments. Make sure that you paraphrase and write the page number from all the 3 sources. (1 book, and two articles). 1. María Cristina García, Seeking Refuge: Central American Migration to Mexico, the United States, and Canada (UC Press, 2006). 1-168