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Advocating for the Best Interests of Immigrant Children

When I began this work in 2004, 8,000 unaccompanied children arrived at the border each year. Last year, the number of children crossing the border – all on their own – reached 50,000. Most of the ...
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Statement on Recent U.S. Immigration Policy Decisions

We share the concern of many organizations and individuals about recent U.S. immigration policy decisions that have resulted in the separation of families at our borders. These developments are an affront to the MacArthur Foundation ...
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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.
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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.
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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 ...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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