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Labor Standards Seek to Protect Domestic Workers Worldwide

The International Labour Organization is seeking to apply labor standards to the informal economy for the first time. Read More

State Department Hosts a Global Diaspora Forum

The Forum and the Alliance were informed by a body of MacArthur-supported work on the contributions of migrants and diasporas to home-country development. Read More

UN General Assembly Hosts Debate on International Migration and Development

The UN General Assembly convened its first Informal Thematic Debate on International Migration and Development to take stock of achievements to date and discuss solutions to obstacles that reduce the benefits of migration. Read More

Peter Sutherland on Europe's Test in North Africa

In this opinion piece, UN Special Representative to the Secretary-General for Migration Peter Sutherland discusses how the Global Forum on Migration and Development has helped to foster ideas to make migration benefit both countries of origin ... Read More
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Report Notes Mexico’s Changing Approach to Immigration Law

A report by two researchers at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a MacArthur grantee, reviews Mexican immigration policy of the past 35 years and compares the country’s regulations to those of the U ... Read More

Conduct Code for Nurse Recruitment Attracts Subscribers

The MacArthur-supported Alliance for Ethical International Recruitment Practices approved the first two subscribers to the Voluntary Code of Ethical Conduct for the Recruitment of Foreign-Educated Nurses to the United States. Read More

WHO Adopts Code on International Recruitment of Health Personnel

Member states of the World Health Organization have adopted a new voluntary global code to help countries address the twin challenges of managing migration and improving the retention of health workers. Read More
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Global Migration & Human Mobility

Each year, MacArthur provides more than $5 million in grants to research institutions, nongovernmental organizations, government agencies, and intergovernmental organizations engaged in research, policy, and practice dedicated to improving the lives of migrants. Read More

The Role of Diasporas in the Politics of Their Home Countries

This policy brief published by George Mason's Center for Global Studies analyzes the role diasporas play in the politics of their home country. Read More

"Global Migration: A World Ever More on the Move"

An overview of global migration suggests immigration challenges in the U.S. today are bigger and farther-reaching than ever before. Demetri Papademetriou, a co-founder of grantee the Migration Policy Institute, is quoted. Read More

Latino Immigrants Engaged Civically in U.S.

A new MacArthur-funded report by the Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute finds that Latino immigrant communities are increasingly determined to integrate and participate in civic and political life where they live in the U.S. Read More