What is forcing thousands of migrants to flee their home countries? | Michael Deibert

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/dec/05/why-migrants-flee-home-countries

The United States is more to blame for its immigration problem than it would like to take credit forThe mass of humanity living in a makeshift encampment at the US border with Mexico is driven by historical forces of which many Americans are only dimly aware.Demonized by US president Donald Trump as an “invasion” of miscreants who should be housed in concentration camp-like tent cities, the migrants, many of whom are in fact planning on applying for asylum, persist under the weight of a US history in their home countries as heavy as any burden they carry with them. Continue reading…