Migration

Seeking to improve conditions for vulnerable migrants, while laying the groundwork for fundamental improvements in migration policies and practices at the national, regional, and global levels over the longer term. Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Immigration

You are invited to a special briefing with the members of the National Academy of Sciences research panel to understand their findings and conclusions from The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration report. Read More

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Reforming the U.S. Immigration System for Unaccompanied Children

The U.S. immigration system significantly fails children who come to the United States alone in search of safety, stability, and protection, according to a report from the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies at the ... Read More
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Illinois’ Undocumented Immigrants

A report by the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights provides a rare statistical portrait of undocumented immigrants in Illinois. Read More
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Midwest Business Leaders Support Immigration

A report released by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs shows bipartisan support among Midwestern business leaders to pass immigration reform. Read More
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Data, Information, and Research Needs in the Event of Legalization for the Unauthorized Population

A new paper states that a number of data, information, and research needs must be met to ensure the proper implementation of a large-scale legalization program for the unauthorized population living in the U.S. Read More
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Foreign-Educated Nurses Report Unequal Treatment in U.S. Workplace

Forty percent of foreign-educated nurses working in U.S. hospitals and other places say their wages, benefits, or shift assignments are inferior compared to their American colleagues, according to a study by researchers at the George ... Read More
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New Immigration Resources for Journalists

Research papers, reports, and expert commentary on immigration are now available to journalists and other interested parties via a new website created by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. Read More
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Migration Documentary Films

MacArthur’s media grantmaking has supported the production of several documentary films on migration and immigration in the U.S. and around the world. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs

Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs

Liliane Loya

Deputy Director, Mexico
Portrait of Tara Magner

Tara Magner

Director, Chicago Commitment
Portrait of Lauren Pabst

Lauren Pabst

Program Officer
Portrait of Quinn Hanzel

Quinn Hanzel

Grants Manager

Media Contact

Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer