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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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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Assisting Transnational Migrant Families

A report by the Institute for Women in Migration, a MacArthur grantee, highlights innovative ways in which civil society organizations and government agencies are aiding families separated as a result of tightening of immigration policies and ... Read More
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The Effects of Values on the Immigration Debate

A survey of more than 8,000 respondents assesses the consequences of values “frames,” or the context in which information is presented, for immigration policies and attitudes. Read More
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Assessing the Economic Impacts of Immigration Reform

The MacArthur-supported study assesses the economic and budgetary costs and benefits of varying policy frameworks for immigration reform, finding that it has the potential to significantly increase the number of young, working-age people in the economy. 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
Portrait of Lauren Pabst

Lauren Pabst

Program Officer
Portrait of Quinn Hanzel

Quinn Hanzel

Program Assistant
Portrait of Phillis D. Hollice

Phillis D. Hollice

Program Administrator

Media Contact

Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation