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Guiding Justice Officials to Maximize Migrant Rights Protection

A set of guidelines for officials who preside over cases that affect migrants and persons subject to international protection has been published by the Mexican Supreme Court. Read More
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Preventing Fraud in Migrant Worker Recruitment

In response to high levels of fraud and abuse by recruiters of migrant workers seeking employment in the U.S., four MacArthur grantees launched a campaign to support workers in Mexico. Read More
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Understanding U.S. Worker Visas

The Global Workers Justice Alliance has created a comprehensive resource for information about the various non-immigrant visas used by U.S. employers to bring foreign workers to work in the United States. The Visa Pages contain ... Read More
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How Americans Think About Immigration

Two reports from the FrameWorks Institute delve into Americans’ attitudes toward immigration and how these attitudes influence dialogue and one’s approach to immigration-related issues. Read More
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Keeping Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Safe from Violence

Through interviews with more than 400 unaccompanied children from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico held in U.S. federal custody, a report from the UNHCR explores the causes of a recent surge in immigration to ... Read More
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Reforming the U.S. Immigration System for Unaccompanied Children

The U.S. immigration system significantly fails children who come to the United States alone in search of safety, stability, and protection, according to a report from the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies at the ... Read More
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Illinois’ Undocumented Immigrants

A report by the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights provides a rare statistical portrait of undocumented immigrants in Illinois. Read More
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Midwest Business Leaders Support Immigration

A report released by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs shows bipartisan support among Midwestern business leaders to pass immigration reform. Read More
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Data, Information, and Research Needs in the Event of Legalization for the Unauthorized Population

A new paper states that a number of data, information, and research needs must be met to ensure the proper implementation of a large-scale legalization program for the unauthorized population living in the U.S. Read More
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Foreign-Educated Nurses Report Unequal Treatment in U.S. Workplace

Forty percent of foreign-educated nurses working in U.S. hospitals and other places say their wages, benefits, or shift assignments are inferior compared to their American colleagues, according to a study by researchers at the George ... Read More
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New Immigration Resources for Journalists

Research papers, reports, and expert commentary on immigration are now available to journalists and other interested parties via a new website created by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. Read More
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Assisting Transnational Migrant Families

A report by the Institute for Women in Migration, a MacArthur grantee, highlights innovative ways in which civil society organizations and government agencies are aiding families separated as a result of tightening of immigration policies and ... Read More
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The Effects of Values on the Immigration Debate

A survey of more than 8,000 respondents assesses the consequences of values “frames,” or the context in which information is presented, for immigration policies and attitudes. Read More
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Assessing the Economic Impacts of Immigration Reform

The MacArthur-supported study assesses the economic and budgetary costs and benefits of varying policy frameworks for immigration reform, finding that it has the potential to significantly increase the number of young, working-age people in the economy. Read More
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Sharing Perspectives on Migration at UN General Assembly

The video underscores the importance of including issues related to migration in the international development agenda. 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

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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
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Lauren Pabst

Program Officer
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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