José Luis Rocha Gómez, is researcher at Envío, journal of the Central American University (UCA) in Managua, Nicaragua and associate Researcher with the Brooks World Poverty Institute at the University of Manchester. His work focuses on issues relating to youth gangs and migration. He is a member of the editorial committees of the academic journals Envío and Encuentro, and was also the Research Coordinator of the Central American Jesuit Service for Migrants in Central America and Director of that organization in Nicaragua from 2004 to 2012. His last publications include the books Expulsados de la globalización (IHNCA, 2011), and the bilingual Spanish/English books Central Americans Redefining the borders (Envío, 2008), and A Region Torn Apart: The Dynamics of Migration in Central America (San José: Lara Segura, 2006).
The Security Challenges of Refugee Camps in Borderlands