E.g., 07/02/2016
E.g., 07/02/2016

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. 

October 13, 2015

The launch of  a joint ADB/MPI initiative to better understand the barriers to freer movement of professionals within ASEAN and develop strategies to gradually overcome these hurdles. 

October 8, 2015

This webinar discusses the patchwork policies that states have on unauthorized immigrants and in-state tuition, financial aid and other benefits, and the implications for unauthorized immigrant youth seeking two- and four-year college degrees.

September 30, 2015

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of passage of the Immigration Act of 1965, a symposium with distinguished experts on the political and policy dynamics that came together to make the law possible, how it changed the U.S. legal immigration system and the country's demographics, and what these and other changes mean for the nation’s future.

September 28, 2015

A webinar examining aspects of the implementation at state and local levels of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) that may limit immigrant integration, along with a discussion on strategies that may help ensure more equitable access for immigrants and refugees to services provided under the law.  

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July 22, 2015

The unprecedented scale of displacement has placed the global refugee system under visible strain, as humanitarian agencies and host communities struggle to provide for ever-rising needs. This webinar will examine innovative ideas emerging to adapt the global protection system to better meet the growing challenges of forced migration and to empower refugees through development-led responses to displacement.

July 8, 2015

This teleconference, the first in a series from MPI Europe on the future of asylum policy in the European Union, focuses on the politics and mechanics of asylum seeker relocation and whether a recent contentious European Summit represents a new phase of intra-EU cooperation on asylum.

April 28, 2015

A webinar marking the launch of MPI's report on immigrant and refugee workers in the early childhood field.

March 31, 2015

A webinar examining the shifting pattern of Central American migration between 2011 and 2014 and expectations for 2015, why inflows in this period present a particularly acute policy challenge, and how states, localities, the U.S. government, and other countries in the region are responding to the crisis. 

March 18, 2015

Part of a series exploring issues likely to be addressed by the new National Integration Plan, this webinar, with perspectives from the cities of New York and Seattle and others delves into possible recommendations on federal coordination of local government immigrant integration initiatives, including language access. 

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