Jacob Hofstetter

Jacob Hofstetter is a recent graduate of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a Brumley Next Generation Fellow at the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law. He previously worked at Human

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Immigration

The Underlying Flaw in the Trump Administration’s Approach to Central American Aid

Approximately 100 asylum seekers arrived at the U.S. border between San Diego and Tijuana in April after traveling together as part of a migrant caravan through Mexico. Mostly families seeking safety in the United States, the group nonetheless elicited a sharp response from the Trump administration. In his outrage over the caravan, President Trump tweeted a warning that foreign aid to Honduras was “in play” if irregular migration to the U.S.-Mexico border did not diminish or stop.