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

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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Advancing Regional Competitiveness through Collaboration on Migration

The report outlines the powerful demographic, economic, and social forces that are reshaping Mexico and much of Central America and changing longstanding migration dynamics with the United States. Read More
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Assessing Migrant Recruitment and Contracting Abuses

Despite international standards to protect migrant workers, their labor rights are frequently abused, especially if they have immigrated in an irregular fashion. Read More
‘The Back of the Line’: Explaining Immigration Lines, Wait Times, Visa Categories thumbnail

‘The Back of the Line’: Explaining Immigration Lines, Wait Times, Visa Categories

Contrary to popular belief, there is not one “line” that leads to legal permanent residence in the United States; current immigration law provides multiple paths to permanent residency. 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