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Cristobal Ramón
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Cristobal Ramón

Cristobal Ramón is an independent expert on U.S. and global migration policy. He has served as a migration policy consultant to organizations such the Episcopal Church, the George W. Bush Institute, and the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration. He previously worked for the Immigration Project at the Bipartisan Policy Center as well as for the National Immigration Forum and was an intern with the Migration Policy Institute.

Mr. Ramón is a graduate of Macalester College and the Master of Arts in International Affairs Program at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where he focused on comparative U.S.-EU immigration policy. He has also researched Spain’s immigration policy as a Fulbright Scholar at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Recent Activity

Reports
June 2022

La migración irregular desde El Salvador, Guatemala y Honduras se ha convertido en una de las principales características del panorama migratorio en Centroamérica y Norteamérica, pero existen pocas vías legales para los centroamericanos que se ven presionados a emigrar. Este informe explora cómo Canadá, México y Costa Rica podrían utilizar los programas de trabajo temporal existentes para ampliar las opciones de migración legal.

Reports
June 2022

Irregular migration from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras has become a dominant feature of the migration landscape in Central and North America, yet few legal pathways exist for Central Americans facing pressure to emigrate. This report explores how Canada, Mexico, and Costa Rica could use existing temporary worker programs to expand legal migration options while also helping fill their labor shortages.

Policy Briefs
November 2021

Es cada vez más claro que Estados Unidos, México y los países de origen de migrantes en Centroamérica tendrán que trabajar juntos para abordar el gran movimiento irregular de personas a través de la región. Este informe propone que además de mejorar la protección humanitaria para quienes la necesitan, ampliar las oportunidades legales para acceder a un empleo en el extranjero es otra parte de la ecuación.

Policy Briefs
November 2021

There is increasing recognition that the United States, Mexico, and migrant-origin countries in Central America will need to work together to address the large-scale, irregular movement of people through the region. While it is critical to improve humanitarian protection for those in need, expanding legal opportunities to take up employment abroad is another part of this equation, as this policy brief explores.