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Number of Immigration Measures Passed by U.S. Increases in 2013

The number of immigration-related laws passed by U.S. states rebounded sharply in the first half of 2013, spurred in part by a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Arizona's clampdown on immigration. 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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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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Crisis Migration Convening

In February 2013, MacArthur brought together experts to explore the concept of “crisis migration,” a term meant to capture the complex interactions between humanitarian crises and human mobility. 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