This telebriefing by Doris Meissner and Marc Rosenblum of MPI examines factors behind the flow of unaccompanied children from Central America and Mexico to the United States, which has surged 90 percent since last year. The talk also previews a policy brief on unaccompanied minors that MPI will release in July.
A discussion on policies regarding immigrant parent detentions and deportations, related child protection issues, and the implications for the immigration enforcement and child welfare systems. This event is also the release of a related Women's Refugee Commission toolkit for detained or deported parents and those who work on the issue.
A webinar for the release of an innovative cross-system analysis examining California state policies and local practices that promote the success of English Language Learners (ELLs) and immigrants through the educational system, along with recommendations for building on these efforts.
This MPI webinar features U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officials discussing the department’s efforts to improve communications with Limited English Proficient (LEP) communities in federal and federally-funded programs and activities.
MPI held a ceremony and awards program, honoring visionaries in immigration policy in the United States and internationally. The ceremony opened with comments from MPI President Demetrios Papademetriou; featured a discussion between MPI Senior Fellow Doris Meissner and former Rep. Ron Mazzoli, one of the lead sponsors of the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act; and included a keynote address by Open Society Foundations President Aryeh Neier.
A discussion in Brussels, upon the official launch of Migration Policy Institute Europe, to explore what is driving societal discontent in Europe, the role immigration plays in this, and why there is a growing perception that immigrant integration efforts are failing.
A discussion on the use of prosecutorial discretion and the review by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) of all current cases in the removal pipeline and on the docket of immigration courts, with U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Deputy General Counsel; the Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review in the U.S. Department of Justice; and ICE's Director of Field Legal Operations in the Office of the Principal Legal Advisor.