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5 Ideas to Boost Latin American Refugee Policy

February 05, 2016

Many Latin American countries deserve the world’s gratitude for opening their doors to Syrian refugees. Their generosity and humanity stand out at a time when many other countries are turning people away. But what happens aft er the refugees arrive? How can governments help new arrivals get jobs, avoid discrimination, and prosper over time? AQ asked experts from across Latin America and interviewed several recently arrived refugees in an effort to gather recommendations and best practices — many of which don’t cost much money. Here are a few of the suggestions we heard.

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