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Documenting Violence Against Journalists in Mexico

MacArthur grantee Article 19 assesses violence against journalists in Mexico in 2012 and shows that threats and attacks continued as well as other information. Read More

Grantee's Legal Efforts Help Free Imprisoned Woman, Change Criminal Justice System

Zenaida Pastrana from Tlapa, Guerrero in Mexico spent nine years in prison for a crime she claimed she did not commit. Read More
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Immigration and the Economic Future of the Midwest

The economic future of the Midwest rests, in part, on U.S. immigration policy, according to a report by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Read More
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13 Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded up to $1.5 Million Each

MacArthur named 13 organizations in five countries as recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The Award recognizes exceptional grantees and helps ensure their long-term sustainability. Read More
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New Grantmaking to Focus on Freedom of Expression, Enhancing Criminal Justice

Building on its 30-year history in the field, MacArthur announced a new human rights and international justice grantmaking strategy that will focus on defending freedom of expression and enhancing criminal justice globally. Read More
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A Blueprint for Ending International Labor Recruitment Abuse

Labor rights, migrant rights, and anti-trafficking organizations have come together to raise awareness of immigrant worker abuse and to call on Congress to address their concerns. Read More
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Rethinking the Manufacturing Sector in Mexico and Central America

A report from the Regional Migration Study Group, a highlights the changing needs of the Mexican and Central American manufacturing economy, which currently employs 17 percent of the regional work force. Read More
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Evaluating Recruitment of Migrant Workers

Centro de los Derechos del Migrante has released a report on substantial defects in the current H-2 program’s recruitment systems, stating that many temporary workers are routinely subjected to fraud, charged illegal fees, and threatened ... Read More
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Mexico Launches Initiative to Protect Journalists and Human Rights Defenders

Insecurity in Mexico has resulted in mounting pressures against activists and journalists in Mexico, causing some to flee or cease their work for fear of retaliation. Read More
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U.S. Administration Spends More on Immigration Than all Other Federal Law Enforcement Combined

The Migration Policy Institute describes the totality of U.S. immigration enforcement initiatives, including border enforcement, visa controls and travel screening, information and interoperability of data systems, workplace enforcement, the criminal justice system and immigration enforcement ... Read More
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"The Undocumented" Documentary Film

"The Undocumented", directed by Marco Williams, is a close look at the impacts of U.S.-Mexico border policy, through the stories of unauthorized immigrants who lose their lives crossing the deadly Arizona desert. Read More
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Impact of Transnational Crime on Migration

The growth of organized crime in Mexico and Central America has led to an increase in violence and insecurity, posing challenges to citizens, public security forces, and travelers. Read More