Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Should we Stay or Should we Go - Latinos during Hurricane Evacuations

Deciding whether to stay or pack up for a hurricane isn’t easy. For undocumented immigrants it can be incredibly risky. Shelters such as the Red Cross can’t promise them amnesty from immigration and customs enforcement and ICE won’t hesitate to deport them at checkpoints. Maureen O’Neill and Gabrielle Stewart met with both documented and undocumented workers about whether to stay or go when a hurricane hits New Orleans.

General Latin America + People
William E. Bertrand
Professor - Public Health & Tropical Medicine