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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Sin Fronteras

Protecting Mexico’s migrants and refugees

Sin Fronteras lawyers represent migrants in cases that have substantial impact on the Mexican government’s policies and laws. Staff help coordinate civil voices that highlight the abuse faced by ...

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"Former Exelon CEO on Why He Backs Immigration Reform"

From Crain's Chicago Business
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A Blueprint for Ending International Labor Recruitment Abuse

Labor rights, migrant rights, and anti-trafficking organizations have come together to raise awareness of immigrant worker abuse and to call on Congress to address their concerns. Read More
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Rethinking the Manufacturing Sector in Mexico and Central America

A report from the Regional Migration Study Group, a highlights the changing needs of the Mexican and Central American manufacturing economy, which currently employs 17 percent of the regional work force. Read More
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Child Migration Issues in Mexico and Central America

A new report explores human rights concerns associated with the growth of youth and child migration at Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala. Read More
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Evaluating Recruitment of Migrant Workers

Centro de los Derechos del Migrante has released a report on substantial defects in the current H-2 program’s recruitment systems, stating that many temporary workers are routinely subjected to fraud, charged illegal fees, and threatened ... Read More

"Huge Amounts Spent on Immigration, Study Finds"

From The New York Times
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U.S. Administration Spends More on Immigration Than all Other Federal Law Enforcement Combined

The Migration Policy Institute describes the totality of U.S. immigration enforcement initiatives, including border enforcement, visa controls and travel screening, information and interoperability of data systems, workplace enforcement, the criminal justice system and immigration enforcement ... 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, International Programs
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John W. Slocum

Director, Migration
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Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
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Liliane Loya

Program Officer, Mexico
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Tara Magner

Program Officer
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Lauren Pabst

Program Officer
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S. Quinn Hanzel

Program Assistant
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Phillis D. Hollice

Program Administrator
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Renee Munro

Executive Secretary, International Peace & Security

Media Contact

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Meredith Klein

Communications Officer