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Assessing the Midwest’s Reliance on Immigrant Labor

This report puts forth recommendations that would help meet the needs of Midwest agriculture by addressing labor shortages, visa categories, and enforcement policies. Read More
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Many Unauthorized Immigrants Eligible for Permanent Status

A report by the Center for Migration Studies of New York indicates that a significant percentage of undocumented immigrants in the United States may be eligible for permanent status. Read More
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Protecting the Rights of Immigrant Women and Children

A report by We Belong Together and Instituto para las Mujeres en la Migracion, a MacArthur grantee, seeks to raise awareness of the needs of immigrant women and children in the United States. Read More
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Assessing Public Opinion on Immigration

A report shows that the surge of unaccompanied child migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border in the summer of 2014 had little effect on a 20-year trend of decreasing public concern over immigration. Read More
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Deportation and Discretion: Reviewing the Record and Options for Change

Since 1996, the U.S. has formally deported more than 4.6 million noncitizens, with about 3.7 million of these occurring since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security in 2003, according to a ... Read More
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Midwest Immigration Integration Initiatives on the Rise

A report from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs provides an overview of state, city, and metropolitan immigration integration programs in the Midwest. Read More
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Mexico’s Supreme Court to Hear Historic Human Rights Case

The Mexican Supreme Court has agreed to review a case to determine if, by denying access to investigation files, the Attorney General violated the rights of family members of deceased migrants. Read More
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Assessing the Impact of Immigration Law in Mexico

A Spanish-language report illustrates the obstacles faced by Central American migrants living in Mexico in obtaining and renewing temporary residency visas. Read More
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Assessing the DACA Population Nationally and by State

This report provides the most up-to-date estimates of the current and prospective Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals population and shows wide variation in application rates across states and national-origin groups. Read More
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Protecting Parental Rights of Immigrants

The Institute for Women in Migration has created a series of tools to help families navigate immigration and child protection systems in the U.S. and Mexico. Read More
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Grantees’ Work Prompts Systemic Reforms to Immigration Courts

Federal immigration courts have adopted two reforms that will expand access to legal protection for unaccompanied child migrants. Read More
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Immigration Counters Population Decline and Aging Workforce in Midwest

Immigration is a demographic lifeline for metropolitan areas throughout the 12-state Midwest region, according to a report released by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Read More
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DACA Recipients See Increase in Economic Opportunity

Two years after the initiation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program, beneficiaries of DACA have experienced a pronounced increase in economic opportunities, according to a national survey. Read More
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Updated Manual Helps Migrant Advocates Transfer Funds to Mexico

The Centro de los Derechos del Migrante and Global Workers Justice Alliance, both MacArthur grantees, worked with the American University Washington College of Law to produce a second edition of Money Transfers to Mexico, a manual ... Read More
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Assessing the Impacts of Climate Change on Livelihoods and Migration

A report published by the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security and supported by MacArthur found that changing rainfall patterns have a direct negative impact on local food and livelihood security in Cabricán ... 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

Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation