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.
Paper release with Gordon Hanson, University of California, San Diego Economics Professor; Jeanne Butterfield, National Immigration Forum Senior Advisor; Marc Rosenblum, MPI Senior Policy Analyst; and Michael Fix, MPI Senior Vice President and Director of Studies.
Discussion on with the Director of MPI's Refugee Policy Program; report co-author and Senior Counsel and Deputy Director of Human Rights First's Refugee Protection Program; Special Advisor for Refugee & Asylum Affairs at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; and HIAS Senior Director of U.S. Programs and Advocacy.
Book release and discussion with MPI's President; Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Program Director; Population Reference Bureau Senior Demographer and Conrad Taeuber Chair of Public Information; and Committee for Economic Development Senior Vice President and Director of Research.
Book release with MPI Associate Policy Analyst; World Bank African Diaspora Program Adviser; Consul General of Mexico in Sacramento; and MPI Director of the Migrants, Migration, and Development Program.