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Assessing a Digital Attack on Syrian CSO

A Syrian citizen media group critical of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was recently targeted in a customized digital attack designed to unmask their location, according to a report from The Citizen Lab. More

Guide Details How to Talk to Americans About Climate Change

The Connecting on Climate guide includes 10 principles for effective climate change communication based on research from a range of social science fields including psychology, anthropology, communications, and behavioral economics.  More

Assessing the Midwest’s Reliance on Immigrant Labor

This report puts forth recommendations that would help meet the needs of Midwest agriculture by addressing labor shortages, visa categories, and enforcement policies.  More

Assessing the Cost of Youth Incarceration

Thirty-three U.S. states and jurisdictions spend $100,000 or more annually to incarcerate a young person, and continue to generate outcomes that result in even greater costs, according to a new report.  More

Many Unauthorized Immigrants Eligible for Permanent Status

A report by the Center for Migration Studies of New York indicates that a significant percentage of undocumented immigrants in the United States may be eligible for permanent status. More