MPI researchers and representatives from London and Detroit discuss the policies and strategies used—both at national and local levels—to attract immigrants into local economies and the challenges faced in doing so.
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.
This awards ceremony, honoring the 2011 recipients of the E Pluribus Unum Prizes -- a national awards program for exceptional immigrant integration initiatives -- featured panel discussions with the awardees and federal officials and remarks by White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs Cecilia Muñoz and Assistant Secretary of Education Brenda Dann-Messier.
This conference featured immigration law and policy analysis by representatives from states and localities such as Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff and Prince William County (VA) Police Chief Charlie Deane, and a range of other government officials, practitioners, and immigration law experts.
The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Migration Policy Institute, and the Indian Council for Overseas Employment hosted a panel discussion , with a keynote address by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs Secretary. This panel discussion was held in association with maximum INDIA - A festival of Indian arts and culture at the Kennedy Center.
Discussion on new Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) report with PPIC Research Fellows; Bruce A. Morrison, Former U.S. Congressman from Connecticut (1983-1991) and Chair of the Immigration Subcommittee; and Marc Rosenblum, MPI Senior Policy Analyst.