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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Addressing Global Healthcare Imbalances through Collaboration, Migration Management

The migration of health workers from underdeveloped regions to countries offering greater economic opportunity is leading to a shortage of healthcare in countries of significant need. Read More
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Approaching Migration Management in Mexico and Central America

A report from the Regional Migration Study Group (RMSG) tracks the history of migration trends and policy in Mexico and Central America. Read More
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Regulatory Challenges of Immigrant Worker Visas in America

Produced by Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, the report details violations in employment contracts and extraneous financial burdens on individuals with certain visas. Read More
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American Concerns over Immigration at Lowest Levels in Two Decades

The 2012 Chicago Council Survey reveals that Americans have grown less concerned over the last decade about large numbers of immigrants coming to live and work in the United States. Read More
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The Legal Side of Mexican Immigration

Legal Mexican immigrants comprise the largest national-origin group in the United States eligible to become citizens. Read More

"New Approaches to Humanitarian Migration"

From Policy Innovations
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Assessing Progress and Needed Reforms in Central America, Mexico

Two reports issued by the Regional Migration Study Group explore economic and social issues that may impact migration in Mexico and Central America. Read More
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PBS Investigation Finds Border Patrol Abuses

Crossing the Line interviews a former Border Patrol agent, who blows the whistle on overcrowding, deprivation of food and water, and physical abuse. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs

Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Tara Magner

Tara Magner

Director, Chicago Commitment
Portrait of Lauren Pabst

Lauren Pabst

Program Officer, Journalism & Media
Portrait of Quinn Hanzel

Quinn Hanzel

Grants Manager

Media Contact

Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer