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.
A discussion with Mexico’s Ambassador to the United States on the changing dynamics of Mexico’s economy, demographics, and large-scale emigration, and their implications for both Mexico and the United States.
The release of MPI's book Immigrants in a Changing Labor Market and discussion with Jason Furman, Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Principal Deputy Director of the National Economic Council; Harry Holzer, Georgetown University Professor of Public Policy; and MPI's Demetrios G. Papademetriou, Madeleine Sumption, and Michael Fix.
MPI's President and the Editor-in-Chief of The American Prospect discuss the policies and politics that have created the United States' immigration system and how to create a modern-day, flexible immigration system suited for 21st century competitiveness.
A discussion on some of the most complex issues that must be addressed for effective reform of the U.S. immigration system, featuring MPI experts Doris Meissner, Michael Fix, Demetrios G. Papademetriou, and Muzaffar Chishti.
This release event for the report of The Chicago Council's independent task force on U.S. Economic Competitiveness at Risk: A Midwest Call to Action on Immigration Reform, introduced attendees to immigration initiatives being undertaken throughout the Midwest to promote the region’s economic competitiveness.