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Program Explores Impact of Rainfall on Human Mobility in Tanzania

    This video profiles families living on the flanks of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, an area where CARE International and the United Nations University are engaged in the MacArthur-supported initiative Where the Rain Falls, a three-year program of research ... Read More
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Policy Incoherence in the U.S. Temporary Foreign Labor System

With a growing number of foreign workers on temporary visas in the United States, the Global Workers Justice Alliance analyzes the foreign labor system and the impact it has on foreign workers, U.S. workers, and ... Read More

Mexico’s Defense Ministry Ordered to Share Detention Information

In its unanimous decision, Mexico's Federal Institute for Access to Information ordered that data be classified by nationality, sex, and age of the detainees, as well as the specific date on which such detentions occurred. Read More
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Understanding Migration

MacArthur's Mexico office, in partnership with the Ford Foundation's Mexico office, is supporting an exposition on migration at Mexico City's Museum of Memory and Tolerance.  "El mes del migrante" is a series of ... Read More
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Aspen Institute Hosts Luncheon Conversation with Bob Gallucci

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci was interviewed about the Foundation's grantmaking, the lack of civil discourse in America, and some of the globe’s most challenging nuclear security threats. Read More
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After the Promised Land

In this commentary, UN Special Representative for Migration and Development Peter Sutherland urges OECD countries to adapt policies more friendly to immigrants. Read More
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Communicating Effectively About Migration

"The World Migration Report 2011: Communicating Effectively about Migration" recommends a fundamental shift in the way people communicate about migration. Read More
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MacArthur Grants Support Efforts to Improve Governance of Global Migration

For five years, the MacArthur Foundation has been the largest non-governmental donor to the Global Forum on Migration and Development, helping to ensure broad participation by civil society groups at this annual gathering. Read More

Immigrants to U.S. Are Still Fitting In

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Global Forum on Migration & Development to Host 2011 Concluding Debate

Member States and Observers of the United Nations to gather in Geneva, Switzerland on December 1-2, 2011 to participate in the Global Forum on Migration & Development’s 2011 Concluding Debate. Read More

Taskforce Formed to Protect Domestic Workers in Ghana

Ghana's Minister of Employment and Social Welfare announced the formation of a National Policy Framework on Decent Work for Domestic Workers taskforce to protect the rights of domestic workers at the Africa Regional workshop. Read More

Large Shift in U.S. Immigrant Makeup Projected

The percentage of foreign-born U.S. residents with deep roots in the country is rising and will continue to soar in the coming decades, according to a new report by the Population Dynamics Research Group. Read More
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MacArthur Awards Documentary Film Grants

Following an open call for applications, MacArthur awarded a total of $1.23 million to eight documentary film projects. Read More

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