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Start by getting the background information for each of the countries. Search our Reference Sources


Guiding Questions

Is Latin American immigration, legal and/or illegal, a product of political or economic conditions in their home countries?

To what extent has US foreign and/or economic policies and practices contributed to or mitigated those conditions?

To what extent does the US bare a responsibility for the people of these countries?

Has US immigration policy pertained equally to all countries, to “friends” and “foes”?

On what basis have we determined who are friends and who are foes?

On what basis have we determined which countries, including our own, are guilty of human rights abuses?

Are United States and Latin American countries contrasting levels of wealth and poverty incidentally or causally related?

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