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 Fundamentals of Immigration Reform"

From The American Prospect
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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

"Immigration Reform Crucial to Midwest, Study Finds"

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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Immigration and the Economic Future of the Midwest

The economic future of the Midwest rests, in part, on U.S. immigration policy, according to a report by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Read More
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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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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