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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Program Explores Impact of Rainfall on Human Mobility in Tanzania

    This video profiles families living on the flanks of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, an area where CARE International and the United Nations University are engaged in the MacArthur-supported initiative Where the Rain Falls, a three-year program of research ... Read More
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Policy Incoherence in the U.S. Temporary Foreign Labor System

With a growing number of foreign workers on temporary visas in the United States, the Global Workers Justice Alliance analyzes the foreign labor system and the impact it has on foreign workers, U.S. workers, and ... Read More

Mexico’s Defense Ministry Ordered to Share Detention Information

In its unanimous decision, Mexico's Federal Institute for Access to Information ordered that data be classified by nationality, sex, and age of the detainees, as well as the specific date on which such detentions occurred. Read More
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Understanding Migration

MacArthur's Mexico office, in partnership with the Ford Foundation's Mexico office, is supporting an exposition on migration at Mexico City's Museum of Memory and Tolerance.  "El mes del migrante" is a series of ... Read More
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After the Promised Land

In this commentary, UN Special Representative for Migration and Development Peter Sutherland urges OECD countries to adapt policies more friendly to immigrants. Read More
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Communicating Effectively About Migration

"The World Migration Report 2011: Communicating Effectively about Migration" recommends a fundamental shift in the way people communicate about migration. Read More
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MacArthur Grants Support Efforts to Improve Governance of Global Migration

For five years, the MacArthur Foundation has been the largest non-governmental donor to the Global Forum on Migration and Development, helping to ensure broad participation by civil society groups at this annual gathering. Read More

Immigrants to U.S. Are Still Fitting In

From the Wall Street Journal 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