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Innovative Chicago ESL Program Improves Learning

An evaluation released by Instituto del Progresso Latino in Chicago shows that a model blending online learning with in-person support proved to be a viable option for high-impact distance learning in ESL and Adult Education. Read More
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Chicago Responds to Federal Immigration Orders

Chicago organizations quickly responded to President Trump’s shift in federal immigration policies and MacArthur awarded $1.2 million in grants to help groups meet the extraordinary demand. Read More
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MacArthur Awards $1.2 Million to Support Chicago’s Immigrant and Refugee Communities

Sweeping changes to immigration law enforcement led many Chicago legal aid and civil rights organizations to educate immigrant and refugee communities on their legal rights and MacArthur is bolstering these efforts with $1.2 million in ... Read More
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Planned Relocations of Disaster-Affected Populations

A MacArthur-supported toolbox provides concrete suggestions for states and groups who are contemplating or planning to relocate people to protect them from natural disasters and environmental change. Read More
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Assessing Impunity in Crimes Against Migrants in Mexico

A report by the Washington Office on Latin America examines persistent impunity in crimes against migrants in transit through Mexico. Read More
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DACA Beneficiaries Pursue Education, Job Mobility

A brief from Harvard University, developed with support from MacArthur, documents the experiences of participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program five years after it was launched. Read More
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The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Immigration

You are invited to a special briefing with the members of the National Academy of Sciences research panel to understand their findings and conclusions from The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration report. Read More
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Grantees Speak Out on Immigration Executive Order

Many MacArthur grantees have responded to the President’s recent executive order temporarily banning entry into the United States by refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. Read More
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Tool Helps Immigrants Understand Rights, Access Legal Aid

A free online tool helps immigrants in the United States at risk of deportation understand their rights and access civil legal aid to protect their future. Read More
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Report: Updated Immigration System Would Strengthen US National Security

A report recommends updates and improvements to the U.S. immigration system that would help make the country safer and protect against current and new threats abroad. Read More
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Opening a New Frontier in Second Language Instruction

A pilot program combines online and face-to-face English as a Second Language instruction, enabling effective learning at the adult students’ own pace. Read More

"What Immigrants Mean for Our Economic Future"

The Christian Science Monitor
Related Grantee: National Academies
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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
Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer