Video: Venezuela's Migration Crisis

Watch the expert panel on the main issues affecting Venezuelans migrating to neighboring countries and how it compares to other refugee crises.


  • Patrick Gage, Director of Development, Scalabrini International Migration Network 
  • Lara Setrakian, Founder, News Deeply 
  • Christine Mendonça, CEO and Co-Founder, Humans on the Move

In a AS/COA conversation in New York about Venezuela's migration crisis, which the panelists agreed can now be called a "refugee crisis," experts discussed why the international community hasn't done more to respond to the situation. The panelists shared data and anedoctes on the current flow of migrants and agreed on what Lara Setrakian called "a higher level of solidarity in Latin America than in many regions."