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 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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Midwest Immigration Integration Initiatives on the Rise

A report from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs provides an overview of state, city, and metropolitan immigration integration programs in the Midwest. Read More
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Mexico’s Supreme Court to Hear Historic Human Rights Case

The Mexican Supreme Court has agreed to review a case to determine if, by denying access to investigation files, the Attorney General violated the rights of family members of deceased migrants. Read More

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Assessing the Impact of Immigration Law in Mexico

A Spanish-language report illustrates the obstacles faced by Central American migrants living in Mexico in obtaining and renewing temporary residency visas. Read More
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Assessing the DACA Population Nationally and by State

This report provides the most up-to-date estimates of the current and prospective Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals population and shows wide variation in application rates across states and national-origin groups. 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