This hearing will review the effectiveness of U.S. foreign assistance to Central America in addressing economic and security drivers of migration. 

Opening Statements

Lead Republican Michael McCaul (R-TX) 

Opening Statement


 

Witnesses

The Honorable Roberta Jacobson
(Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico and Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs)

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The Honorable R. Gil Kerlikowske
Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Professor of the Practice in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Northeastern University
(Former Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Director
of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Chief of Police of
Seattle, Washington)

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The Honorable Roger Noriega
Visiting Fellow
American Enterprise Institute
(Former U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of American States and Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs)

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