Quoted in Arizona Republic article by Daniel Gonzalez on 11 April

To read the entire article, “5 signs another surge of Central American migrants coming to U.S.,” click on this link: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/border-issues/2016/04/11/5-signs-another-surge-central-american-migrants-coming-us/82666830/ .

‘”I expect people to continue fleeing,” said Elizabeth G. Kennedy, a social scientist at San Diego State University.

She lived in El Salvador from October 2013 to December 2014 while conducting research on children and families fleeing violence.

“Their lives are at risk,” she said. “They are being threatened. They don’t feel safe. There is a lack of opportunities. Under those conditions, it is the human spirit to fight to survive, and that is what Salvadorans, Hondurans and Guatemalans are going to continue to do.”‘

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