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Keeping Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Safe from Violence

Through interviews with more than 400 unaccompanied children from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico held in U.S. federal custody, a report from the UNHCR explores the causes of a recent surge in immigration to ... Read More
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Assisting Transnational Migrant Families

A report by the Institute for Women in Migration, a MacArthur grantee, highlights innovative ways in which civil society organizations and government agencies are aiding families separated as a result of tightening of immigration policies and ... Read More
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Assessing International Labor Recruitment

In April 2013 MacArthur and the Open Society Foundation convened experts, advocates, policy specialists, and representatives from international and national organizations to discuss international labor recruitment. Read More
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Discussing Accountability in Maternal and Reproductive Health

In the springs of 2013 and 2012, MacArthur supported two convenings – one in Nigeria and another in Oaxaca, Mexico – on accountability efforts to improve maternal and reproductive health. Read More
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Forensic Commission Created to Investigate Crimes against Migrants

The commission is intended to help establish protections for undocumented individuals and legal mechanisms in Mexico and the region to help victims and their families obtain redress, justice, and reliable information about ongoing criminal investigations. Read More
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The Impact of Deferred Action on Young Adult Immigrants

On the one-year of the anniversary of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Immigration Policy Center released early findings from the National UnDACAmented Research ... Read More
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Alternative Approaches to Governing Transnational Labor Recruitment

A paper from George Washington University assesses the strengths and weaknesses of various approaches to governance of international labor recruitment practices. Read More
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Room for Consensus: Principles for the Immigration Debate

A statement issued by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Immigration Task Force sets forth several principles to help move the immigration debate forward at its current critical juncture. Read More
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Attention to Justice Reform in Mexico Grows

Reforms to Mexican justice system, including efforts by a MacArthur grantee, were the focus of a two-part series by the national television agency Televisa. Read More
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Charting Global Human Rights Philanthropy

The Foundation Center and the International Human Rights Funders Group have partnered to create the first data-driven portrait of how foundations are advancing human rights around the world. Read More
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NGOs Create Monitoring Group to Reform Mexico’s Criminal Justice System

The group hopes to reform certain practices, including the use of pretrial detention, and will share their analyses publicly. Read More
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Assessing Alternatives to Immigration Detention in Mexico

Each year, an average of 70,000 international migrants are detained by Mexican immigration authorities. A report from the MacArthur-supported International Detention Coalition asserts that immigration detention infringes upon international standards and human rights, and puts ... Read More
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Revealing Immigration Issues Through Data

Web developers, journalists, and software engineers joined forces at the Chicago Migrahack, a “hackathon” designed to promote the use of technology and open data to reveal issues surrounding immigration. Read More