The current migration crisis in Central America is tied to missing economic reforms and strategies disconnected from the chronic problems in the region. Reducing high emigration rates resulting from poor economic development can be addressed in one of several ways: as a development problem, as a border control challenge, or as an opportunity to leverage migrant economic contributions. 

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