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The CLALS Working Paper Series is intended to provide an opportunity for the timely presentation of ongoing research and scholarship that bridges and catalyzes dialogue between scholarly, policy, and practitioner communities. Contributors to the CLALS Working Paper Series can include CLALS faculty affiliates, research fellows, and partners from beyond AU engaged in ongoing Center projects. 

All CLALS working papers are available for download through the Social Science Research Network (SSRN), where they are incorporated into subject-classified eJournals and widely circulated throughout the scholarly community. SSRN's eJournals currently reach over 400,000 people in approximately 140 different countries. SSRN has been named the Number 1 Open Access Repository in the World by the Ranking Web of World Repositories.

Titles in the series:

No. 19, Newcomer Central American Immigrants' Access to Legal Services
Dennis Stinchcomb and Jodi Berger Cardoso
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No. 18, From Steady Progress to Severely Wounded: A Two-Year Report on the Performance of the OAS Mission in Support of the Fight Against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras (MACCIH)
Charles Call
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No. 17, Extending Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador: Country Conditions and U.S. Legal Requirements
Jayesh Rathod, Dennis Stinchcomb, Victoria Garcia, LaSarah Pillado, María De Luna, Ricardo Castaneda, Jonathan Menkos, and Juan Urbina
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No. 16, Extending Temporary Protected Status for Honduras: Country Conditions and U.S. Legal Requirements
Jayesh Rathod, Dennis Stinchcomb, María De Luna, Ricardo Castaneda, Jonathan Menkos, Juan Urbina, and LaSarah Pillado 
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No. 15, Country Conditions in Central America and Asylum Decision-Making: Report from a January 2017 Workshop
Jayesh Rathod, Eric Hershberg, and Dennis Stinchcomb
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No. 14, Diversity in the D.C. Area: Findings from the 2016 D.C. Area Survey
Michael D. M. Bader
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No. 13, The Role of the Latino Vote in the 2016 Elections
Aaron Bell
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No. 12, Una mirada crítica a la legislación laboral en Cuba: Del "Periodo Especial" y la "Batalla de Ideas" a la "Actualización del Modelo"
Gabriela Radfar
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No. 11, What Pope Francis Brings to Latin America
Daniel H. Levine
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No. 10, Capital Start-Ups: What We Know and Need to Know about Latino Entrepreneurship in the DC-Metro Region
Barbara Bird and Michael Danielson
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No. 9, "Let Us Care for Everyone's Home": The Catholic Church's Role in Keeping Gold Mining out of El Salvador
Rachel Nadelman
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No. 8, Violence and Community Capabilities: Insights for Building Safe and Inclusive Cities in Central America
Eric Hershberg, Juan Pablo Pérez Sáinz, Larissa Brioso, Rodolfo Calderón Umaña, Margarita Montoya, Karla Salazar, Mario Zetino, and Daniel E. Esser
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No. 7, Unaccompanied Migrant Children from Central America: Context, Causes, and Responses
Dennis Stinchcomb and Eric Hershberg
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No. 6, Transportistas y lavadores: El control territorial como argumento de poder en El Salvador
Héctor Silva Ávalos
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No. 5, Groundwork for Inclusive Development: Responses to Emergent Challenges in Latin American and Caribbean Economies
Alejandro Foxley
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No. 4, Corruption in El Salvador: Politicians, Police, and Transportistas
Héctor Silva Ávalos
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No. 3, Las iglesias ante las violencias en Latinoamérica: Modelos y experiencias de paz en contextos de conflicto y violencia
Claudia Dary Fuentes
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No. 2, Central American Migrants in Mexico: Implications for U.S. Security and Immigration Policy
Amelia Frank-Vitale
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No. 1, The El Salvador Gang Truce and the Church: What Was the Role of the Catholic Church?
Steven Dudley
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