Climate Change Is Already Driving Central American Migrants To U.S., Scholar Says09:36
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Members of a Central American migrant caravan wait in line for food and other items while in a camp on Oct. 31, 2018 in Juchitan, de Zaragoza, Mexico. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Members of a Central American migrant caravan wait in line for food and other items while in a camp on Oct. 31, 2018 in Juchitan, de Zaragoza, Mexico. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The migrant caravan that's parked along the U.S. border in Tijuana, Mexico, remains in limbo. Many of the migrants have spoken up about violence in their home countries, but researchers say another factor may be driving their migration: the impacts of climate change.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson learns more from Robert Albro, research associate professor at the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies at American University.

This segment aired on December 11, 2018.

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