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 Responsibility to Protect Migrants"

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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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Demographic Methodology Provides Fuller Profile of Unauthorized Immigrant Population in the U.S.

A brief issued by the MacArthur-supported Migration Policy Institute offers a current demographic profile of noncitizens in the United States based on the first national self-reported data regarding legal status. Using data generated by a U ... Read More

"On the Front Lines of Food Safety"

From The New York Times
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"Claudia Núñez on Chicago Migrahack, Hackathons and Tolerance"

From Northwestern University Knight Lab
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"The Health Toll of Immigration"

From The New York Times
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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

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Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs

Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs

Liliane Loya

Deputy Director, Mexico
Portrait of Tara Magner

Tara Magner

Director
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Lauren Pabst

Program Officer
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Quinn Hanzel

Program Assistant
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Phillis D. Hollice

Program Administrator

Media Contact

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Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation