Your question: Why do Hondurans migrate?

Why do Honduras migrate?

The increase in migration from Honduras over the last several years and the growing proportion of migrants arriving as family units is driven by persistently high levels of violence coupled with sharp increases in food insecurity.

Why is Honduras migrating to the US?

The main reason for Hondurans to leave their country during that decade was to escape poverty of the rural areas and to escape the military regimes that were against personal freedom in hopes of establishing a better life in the United States.

How poor is Honduras?

Honduras is a low middle-income country that faces major challenges, with more than 66 percent of the population living in poverty in 2016, according to official data. In rural areas, approximately one out of 5 Hondurans live in extreme poverty, or on less than US$1.90 per day.

Why do people migrate to the US?

Naturally, people living in those countries would want to go far away to escape danger and dire conditions. … Every year, the US becomes the promised land of people who are in their own exodus from their war- torn countries and they live and prosper here.

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