Latin America's Migration Lesson for the World

By Andrew Selee

The region is welcoming Venezuelans through the front door - without the drama seen elsewhere.

While the U.S. has remained transfixed by caravans with several thousand Central Americans winding their way northward to the United States, a much larger and faster migration flow is taking place only a few thousand miles south. More than three million Venezuelans have left their country in the past three years, fleeing political conflict and a dramatic economic collapse that has left stores without basic goods and hospitals without medicine.

There was a brief pause in the number of people leaving when the National Assembly declared Juan Guaidó the constitutional interim president...

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