E.g., 06/26/2016
E.g., 06/26/2016

Events

Events

J. Wawrzyniak/IRC
Webinar
June 22, 2016

The educational needs of immigrant students in primary and secondary schools pose a growing challenge for policymakers and educators. Speakers will discuss supplementary funding to support the educational needs of migrant-background students, and will provide an overview of the mechanics of school funding for such children in Canada, France, Germany, and United States, examined in an upcoming report.

Government of Alberta
Event
June 21, 2016

An MPI Europe event focused on the Canadian Express Entry system—the rationale for its introduction, its building blocks, and initial outcomes—and how it may provide lessons for improving the management of skilled migration in Europe.

State Secretary Lars Westbratt / Marissa Esthimer
Event
June 16, 2016

An expert discussion with Swedish and U.S. government officials on global and national responses to rising displacement, innovations in managing migration processes, and attempts to address the dysfunctional aspects of international migration. 

Paul/Flickr
Webinar
May 25, 2016

MPI analysts explore how the migration politics and policies of the UK government influenced the decision to hold the "Brexit" referendum, how public attitudes towards immigration might influence the result, and how the outcome might impact migration policy in the United Kingdom and European Union more broadly.

Majunzk/Flickr
Webinar
April 14, 2016

Experts discuss the U.S. Supreme Court oral argument on the fate of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program, along with the potential impacts on immigrant families.

MEPs visit a group of Afghan refugees/GUE/NGL/Flickr
Webinar
April 13, 2016

The pressure brought by the influx of migrants and refugees to Europe has drawn attention to the need for systems to receive and house new arrivals that can adapt to unpredictable numbers, remain cost-efficient, and meet national and EU standards. Experts discuss how to devise a more responsive asylum reception system that upholds common standards at the national and EU level. 

January 27, 2016

A webinar with the UN Secretary-General's special representative on migration and the former UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees previewing upcoming high-level humanitarian protection and migration summits, focusing on what tangible results might occur.

January 21, 2016

A webinar examining provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) related to immigrant and English-learner students’ success.

January 13, 2016

This webinar offers a discussion of the economic, linguistic and educational disadvantage experienced by U.S. children with unauthorized immigrant parents. The researchers discuss their finding that 86 percent of the 5.1 million such children in the United States have a parent who could potentially benefit from the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program.

December 17, 2015

A webinar releasing Immigrants and WIOA fact sheets and providing analysis of characteristics of immigrant and native-born residents in the United States that are relevant to understanding needs for adult education and workforce training services.

December 16, 2015

A breakfast briefing to launch the Issue in Brief, Shortage amid Surplus: Emigration and Human Capital Development in the Philippines, that reviews the impacts of the Philippines' successful labor export policy on skills development and human capital growth within the country.

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December 17, 2015

A webinar releasing Immigrants and WIOA fact sheets and providing analysis of characteristics of immigrant and native-born residents in the United States that are relevant to understanding needs for adult education and workforce training services.

December 10, 2015

A webinar releasing a report examining deportations to Central America and reception and reintegration services in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.

December 1, 2015

A discussion on the U.S. EB-5 program, the motivations underpinning recent changes to other investor visa programs in North America, Europe, and elsewhere, and the implications for the future direction of these programs. 

November 24, 2015

A discussion on how governments and societies can retain their most valuable workers, turn emigration challenges into opportunities, and capture more of emigration's potential benefits.

October 27, 2015

The authors of three MPI papers present their findings on the experiences of refugee children, including Syrian childen in first-asylum countries and Somali Bantu refugees resettled in the United States, and the impacts on their mental health and education.

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