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Nicaraguan Migrants

Nicaraguans Are Not Migrating to the U.S. Because They Have Their Own ‘American Dream': Costa Rica

Sergio Ramírez | Posted 07.23.2014 | World
Sergio Ramírez

Lines at the Costa Rican consulate in Managua are far longer than lines at the U.S. consulate. According to official statistics, at least ten percent of the population of Costa Rica is made up of Nicaraguans, although the population of clandestine migrants is huge.

Nicaraguans Are Not Migrating To America Because They Have Their Own ‘American Dream' Next Door: Costa Rica

Sergio Ramírez | Posted 07.23.2014 | World
Sergio Ramírez

Lines at the Costa Rican consulate in Managua are far longer than lines at the U.S. consulate. According to official statistics, at least ten percent of the population of Costa Rica is made up of Nicaraguans, although the population of clandestine migrants is huge.

Why Aren't Child Migrants Fleeing to the U.S. From Nicaragua?

Alex Nowrasteh | Posted 09.15.2014 | World
Alex Nowrasteh

Explaining why Nicaraguan unaccompanied children migrants are not part of the recent surge may help explain why so many are coming from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras -- the so-called Northern Triangle. Nicaragua has low rates of violent crime, gang membership, and fewer family connections to the United States than the Northern Triangle.