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"I Learn America" Documentary Film

"I Learn America", directed by Jean-Michel Dissard and Gitte Peng, follows a year in the lives of immigrant students who attend an international high school in Brooklyn, NY with classmates from more than 50 countries. Read More
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"The State of Arizona" Documentary Film

"The State of Arizona", directed by Carlos Sandoval and Catherine Tambini, is a nuanced look at the implications of Arizona’s SB 1070, through the stories of opponents and supporters of the controversial law. 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
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Assessment: Global Forum on Migration and Development

This assessment regards the MacArthur Foundation’s general operating support for Arts and Cultural Institutions in Chicago, in partnership with the Prince Charitable Trusts and the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. Read More
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Understanding the Importance of Immigration in the Midwest U.S.

Launched by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the website MidwestImmigration.org seeks to enhance public understanding of immigration and its importance to the region’s economic future. Read More
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Border Insecurity in Central America’s Northern Triangle

This report outlines the long-standing pattern of government inattention to these border regions, probing the root causes that range from institutional, economic, and resource challenges to corruption and weak government structures. Read More
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Approaching Migration Management in Mexico and Central America

A report from the Regional Migration Study Group (RMSG) tracks the history of migration trends and policy in Mexico and Central America. Read More
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Regulatory Challenges of Immigrant Worker Visas in America

Produced by Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, the report details violations in employment contracts and extraneous financial burdens on individuals with certain visas. Read More
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American Concerns over Immigration at Lowest Levels in Two Decades

The 2012 Chicago Council Survey reveals that Americans have grown less concerned over the last decade about large numbers of immigrants coming to live and work in the United States. Read More
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The Legal Side of Mexican Immigration

Legal Mexican immigrants comprise the largest national-origin group in the United States eligible to become citizens. Read More
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Assessing Progress and Needed Reforms in Central America, Mexico

Two reports issued by the Regional Migration Study Group explore economic and social issues that may impact migration in Mexico and Central America. Read More
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PBS Investigation Finds Border Patrol Abuses

Crossing the Line interviews a former Border Patrol agent, who blows the whistle on overcrowding, deprivation of food and water, and physical abuse. Read More