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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Intergovernmental Cooperation on Cross-Border Migration

The International Organization for Migration released the first-ever assessment of the progress of regional mechanisms for intergovernmental cooperation on cross-border migration. Download the report below. Read More

Center for Global Development Hosts Secretary of State

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton chose the offices of MacArthur grantee the Center for Global Development for a major policy speech in which she declared international development a central pillar of U.S. foreign policy. Read More

Charting the Future for the Global Forum on Migration and Development

The Director of Global Migration & Human Mobility for the MacArthur Foundation discusses the future of the Global Forum on Migration and Development, which recently held its third conference in Athens. Read More

Migration Policy Institute, BBC Collaborate

BBC World Service commissioned MacArthur grantee the Migration Policy Institute to study the effects of the global recession on migration to help inform a month-long series. Read More

Blue-Ribbon Panel Urges Five Steps to Better Migration Data

A MacArthur-funded commission convened by the Center for Global Development has issued a report stating that better data could be gathered easily and at low cost with a few clear steps. Read More
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Migrants Count: Five Steps Toward Better Migration Data

Better data could be gathered easily and at low cost by adding a few questions to each national census, according to a new report by a blue-ribbon commission supported by the MacArthur Foundation. Read More

“Migration in a Changing World,” Remarks by Jonathan Fanton

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton describes the Foundation's efforts to better understand migration patterns and support better migration governance. Read More

Staff

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Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs

Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs

Liliane Loya

Deputy Director, Mexico
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Tara Magner

Director, Chicago Commitment
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Lauren Pabst

Program Officer, Journalism & Media
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Quinn Hanzel

Grants Manager

Media Contact

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Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer