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Assessing Eligibility of the U.S. Immigrant Population to Nationalize

This report provides detailed estimates of the eligible-to-naturalize in an effort to assist decision-makers in developing strategies to identify and assist immigrants. Read More
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Protecting People Displaced by Natural Disaster and Climate Change

One-hundred and ten governments have endorsed an agenda to provide more effective protections for the millions of people displaced annually by natural disasters and climate change. Read More
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Exploring Migration Issues in Central and North America

The Central America-North America Migration Dialogue Policy Brief Series will gather and disseminate rigorous analyses on Central American and Mexican migration at its points of departure, transit, and settlement communities in Mexico and the U.S. Read More
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Identifying Alternatives to Immigration Detention

A report by the International Detention Coalition explores various approaches states can take to respond to new refugee, asylum-seeker, and migrant arrivals. Read More
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Assessing the Implementation of DACA

A study by the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution examines the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to inform future efforts in support of unauthorized immigrants. Read More
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Video: Improving Migration-Related Investigations

Fundacion para la Justicia presented a proposal to the Mexican government to create a transnational mechanism to aid investigations surrounding Central American migrants who go missing in Mexican territory. Read More
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Gauging Midwest Preparedness for Immigration Action

States in the Midwest are not uniformly prepared to implement immigration policies advanced by President Obama, potentially jeopardizing $650 million in additional tax revenues for their governments, according to a grantee report. Read More
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Assessing Violations of Migrant Rights

A two-year investigation examines the root causes of the forced migration of children and families in the Northern Central America–Mexico–United States corridor. Read More
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Unauthorized Population in the U.S. Declining

Unauthorized arrivals in the U.S. have reached their lowest levels since the early 1980s, according to a paper by the Center for Migration Studies. Read More
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Addressing Unfair Citizenship Practices in Mexico

Sin Fronteras has helped to win Mexican citizenship for 14 individuals whose cases were plagued with undue delays and obstruction resulting from corrupt and unfair practices by the Mexican government. Read More
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Chronicling the Experience of Unaccompanied Child Migrants

A video from the Washington Office on Latin America demonstrates the plight of Mexican children who migrate alone to the United States in an attempt to escape violence. Read More
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Gangs, Murder, and Migration in Honduras

A special radio report by Latino USA producer Marlon Bishop takes a deep dive into the root causes of why people leave Honduras, one of the most violent countries in Latin America, to travel through Mexico ... Read More
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A New Era of Immigration Federalism

A report from the Center for Migration Studies of New York analyzes the increasingly dynamic interaction among states, localities, and the federal government in the formulation and implementation of immigration policy. Read More
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Talking Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Tools from the Frameworks Institute analyze and provide guidance on effective ways of communicating about immigration reform. Read More
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Democratizing Data About Unauthorized Residents in the U.S.

The Center for Migration Studies has created a database that provides detailed information on the U.S. unauthorized population, derived from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Read More
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Migration Documentary Films

MacArthur’s media grantmaking has supported the production of several documentary films on migration and immigration in the U.S. and around the world. 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

Liliane Loya

Deputy Director, Mexico
Portrait of Tara Magner

Tara Magner

Director
Portrait of Lauren Pabst

Lauren Pabst

Program Officer
Portrait of Quinn Hanzel

Quinn Hanzel

Program Assistant
Portrait of Phillis D. Hollice

Phillis D. Hollice

Program Administrator

Media Contact

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Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation