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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Assessing Violations of Migrant Rights

A two-year investigation examines the root causes of the forced migration of children and families in the Northern Central America–Mexico–United States corridor. Read More
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Unauthorized Population in the U.S. Declining

Unauthorized arrivals in the U.S. have reached their lowest levels since the early 1980s, according to a paper by the Center for Migration Studies. Read More
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Addressing Unfair Citizenship Practices in Mexico

Sin Fronteras has helped to win Mexican citizenship for 14 individuals whose cases were plagued with undue delays and obstruction resulting from corrupt and unfair practices by the Mexican government. Read More
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Chronicling the Experience of Unaccompanied Child Migrants

A video from the Washington Office on Latin America demonstrates the plight of Mexican children who migrate alone to the United States in an attempt to escape violence. Read More
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Gangs, Murder, and Migration in Honduras

A special radio report by Latino USA producer Marlon Bishop takes a deep dive into the root causes of why people leave Honduras, one of the most violent countries in Latin America, to travel through Mexico ... Read More
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A New Era of Immigration Federalism

A report from the Center for Migration Studies of New York analyzes the increasingly dynamic interaction among states, localities, and the federal government in the formulation and implementation of immigration policy. Read More
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Talking Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Tools from the Frameworks Institute analyze and provide guidance on effective ways of communicating about immigration reform. 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

Media Contact

Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Communications Officer, Public Affairs