The NEA will call on the U.S. government to accept responsibility for the destabilization of Central American countries (including, but not limited to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua), and that this destabilization is a root cause of the recent increase of asylum seekers in the United States. 

Rationale/Background

This NBI is intended to work in conjunction with NBI A. This item gets to the root of the gross injustice which is impacting immigrant communities. 

Contact

Carlos Valdez - CO

Cost Implications

This item cannot be accomplished with current staff and resources under the proposed Modified 2019-2020 Strategic Plan and Budget. It would cost an additional $1,000.