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The Impact of Deferred Action on Young Adult Immigrants

On the one-year of the anniversary of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Immigration Policy Center released early findings from the National UnDACAmented Research ... Read More
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Alternative Approaches to Governing Transnational Labor Recruitment

A paper from George Washington University assesses the strengths and weaknesses of various approaches to governance of international labor recruitment practices. Read More
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Room for Consensus: Principles for the Immigration Debate

A statement issued by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Immigration Task Force sets forth several principles to help move the immigration debate forward at its current critical juncture. Read More
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Attention to Justice Reform in Mexico Grows

Reforms to Mexican justice system, including efforts by a MacArthur grantee, were the focus of a two-part series by the national television agency Televisa. Read More
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Charting Global Human Rights Philanthropy

The Foundation Center and the International Human Rights Funders Group have partnered to create the first data-driven portrait of how foundations are advancing human rights around the world. Read More
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NGOs Create Monitoring Group to Reform Mexico’s Criminal Justice System

The group hopes to reform certain practices, including the use of pretrial detention, and will share their analyses publicly. Read More
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Assessing Alternatives to Immigration Detention in Mexico

Each year, an average of 70,000 international migrants are detained by Mexican immigration authorities. A report from the MacArthur-supported International Detention Coalition asserts that immigration detention infringes upon international standards and human rights, and puts ... Read More
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Revealing Immigration Issues Through Data

Web developers, journalists, and software engineers joined forces at the Chicago Migrahack, a “hackathon” designed to promote the use of technology and open data to reveal issues surrounding immigration. Read More
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MacArthur Grantee’s Legal Efforts Help Free Two Wrongly Imprisoned Men

Legal efforts by MacArthur grantee Asistencia Legal por los Derechos Humanos (ASILEGAL) helped ensure the freedom of Sebastian Zuniga Santos and Marcial Zuniga. Read More
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Advancing Regional Competitiveness through Collaboration on Migration

The report outlines the powerful demographic, economic, and social forces that are reshaping Mexico and much of Central America and changing longstanding migration dynamics with the United States. Read More
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‘The Back of the Line’: Explaining Immigration Lines, Wait Times, Visa Categories

Contrary to popular belief, there is not one “line” that leads to legal permanent residence in the United States; current immigration law provides multiple paths to permanent residency. Read More
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Documenting Violence Against Journalists in Mexico

MacArthur grantee Article 19 assesses violence against journalists in Mexico in 2012 and shows that threats and attacks continued as well as other information. Read More

Grantee's Legal Efforts Help Free Imprisoned Woman, Change Criminal Justice System

Zenaida Pastrana from Tlapa, Guerrero in Mexico spent nine years in prison for a crime she claimed she did not commit. Read More
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Grantmaking in Mexico

MacArthur has three grantmaking programs in Mexico: population and reproductive health, human rights and justice, and migration. Read More
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Human Rights Grantmaking in Mexico

MacArthur’s human rights grantmaking in Mexico supports the development of effective human rights protections, with a focus on improving justice sector reforms, legal protections through litigation, and freedom of expression. Read More

Staff

Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
Portrait of Mary R. Page

Mary R. Page

Director, Human Rights

Liliane Loya

Deputy Director, Mexico

Alvaro Camacho

General Services, Mexico

Liliana Monroy Flores

Program Administrator, Mexico