Below you will find a list of suggested reading for high school and college students interested in learning more about the root causes of forced migration from Central America to the United States. All of the authors on this suggested reading list are Central American scholar-activists who were either featured in or served as production advisors to the film Eternos Indocumentados: Central American Refugees in the United States.
Abrego, Leisy J. “On Silences: Salvadoran Refugees Then and Now.” Latino Studies, vol. 15, no. 1, 2017, pp. 73–85., doi:10.1057/s41276-017-0044-4.
Osuna, Steven. “Transnational Moral Panic: Neoliberalism and the Spectre of MS-13.” Race & Class, 2020, p. 030639682090430., doi:10.1177/0306396820904304.
Portillo Villeda, Suyapa. Honduras LGBTI: Landscape Analysis of Political, Economic and Social Conditions. Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2015, pp. 1–12, Honduras LGBTI: Landscape Analysis of Political, Economic and Social Conditions.
Portillo, Esther. “Moving Beyond Immigration Reform: A Call for Social Inclusion and to Change U.S. Foreign Policy.” Diálogo, vol. 18, no. 2, 2015, pp. 153–154., doi:10.1353/dlg.2015.0056.
Velásquez Nimatuj, Irma Alicia. “Transnationalism and Maya Dress.” The Guatemala Reader, 2011, pp. 523–531., doi:10.1215/9780822394679-101.