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Mark Lusk

Professor, University of Texas at El Paso

Mark Lusk, a professor at the University of Texas at El Paso, is a member of the Human Rights Committee of the Texas Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers

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The new refugees

As a professor, researcher, and volunteer, I have met with hundreds of forced migrants from Central America and Mexico over the past decade. What I have learned is that they do not see that they had a choice in the matter; their survival and family well-being depended on getting away from cities like San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa, Honduras or San Salvador, El Salvador.