Migration

MacArthur seeks to improve conditions for vulnerable migrants, while laying the groundwork for fundamental improvements in migration policies and practices at the national, regional, and global levels over the longer term. Read our strategy

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Democratizing Data About Unauthorized Residents in the U.S.

The Center for Migration Studies has created a database that provides detailed information on the U.S. unauthorized population, derived from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Read More
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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. Read More
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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. Read More
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Protecting the Rights of Immigrant Women and Children

A report by We Belong Together and Instituto para las Mujeres en la Migracion, a MacArthur grantee, seeks to raise awareness of the needs of immigrant women and children in the United States. Read More

"Have You Experienced Desperation?"

Chicago Sun-Times
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Assessing Public Opinion on Immigration

A report shows that the surge of unaccompanied child migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border in the summer of 2014 had little effect on a 20-year trend of decreasing public concern over immigration. Read More
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Deportation and Discretion: Reviewing the Record and Options for Change

Since 1996, the U.S. has formally deported more than 4.6 million noncitizens, with about 3.7 million of these occurring since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security in 2003, according to a ... Read More
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Migration Documentary Films

MacArthur’s media grantmaking has supported the production of several documentary films on migration and immigration in the U.S. and around the world. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Interim Managing Director, International Programs
Portrait of John W. Slocum

John W. Slocum

Director, Migration
Portrait of Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
Portrait of Kathy K. Im

Kathy K. Im

Director, Media, Culture, and Special Initiatives
Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Interim Managing Director, U.S. Programs
Portrait of Liliane Loya

Liliane Loya

Program Officer, Mexico
Portrait of Tara Magner

Tara Magner

Program Officer
Portrait of Lauren Pabst

Lauren Pabst

Program Officer
Portrait of S. Quinn Hanzel

S. Quinn Hanzel

Program Assistant
Portrait of Phillis D. Hollice

Phillis D. Hollice

Program Administrator