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 Impact of Deferred Action on Young Adult Immigrants

On the one-year of the anniversary of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Immigration Policy Center released early findings from the National UnDACAmented Research ... Read More
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Alternative Approaches to Governing Transnational Labor Recruitment

A paper from George Washington University assesses the strengths and weaknesses of various approaches to governance of international labor recruitment practices. Read More
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Room for Consensus: Principles for the Immigration Debate

A statement issued by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Immigration Task Force sets forth several principles to help move the immigration debate forward at its current critical juncture. Read More

"The Responsibility to Protect Migrants"

From Project Syndicate Read More
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Crisis Migration Convening

In February 2013, MacArthur brought together experts to explore the concept of “crisis migration,” a term meant to capture the complex interactions between humanitarian crises and human mobility. Read More
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Assessing Alternatives to Immigration Detention in Mexico

Each year, an average of 70,000 international migrants are detained by Mexican immigration authorities. A report from the MacArthur-supported International Detention Coalition asserts that immigration detention infringes upon international standards and human rights, and puts ... Read More
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Revealing Immigration Issues Through Data

Web developers, journalists, and software engineers joined forces at the Chicago Migrahack, a “hackathon” designed to promote the use of technology and open data to reveal issues surrounding immigration. 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
Portrait of John W. Slocum

John W. Slocum

Director, Migration

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

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Lauren Pabst

Lauren Pabst

Program Officer
Portrait of S. Quinn Hanzel

S. Quinn Hanzel

Program Assistant
Portrait of Phillis D. Hollice

Phillis D. Hollice

Program Administrator
Portrait of Renee Munro

Renee Munro

Executive Secretary, International Peace & Security

Media Contact

Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation