E.g., 06/25/2016
E.g., 06/25/2016

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. 

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. 

March 31, 2016

Experts discuss what is being done and what can be done to connect Syrians and other refugees with opportunities to settle, work, and live outside the immediate region of the conflict.

March 23, 2016

MPI analysts discuss the results of an analysis comparing young children of refugees to other U.S. children on several key indicators of well-being. 

February 17, 2016

A discussion with the President of MPI Europe, Demetrios Papademetriou, on the current policy responses to the refugee crisis at EU and national levels, and possible future responses that can deal more effectively with the crisis and longer-term integration challenges.

February 8, 2016

A webinar discussing how private sponsorship programmes for refugees, used by Canada and a handful of other countries, could alleviate some of the pressure from the European refugee crisis, by allowing individuals, groups, businesses, and other entities to sponsor individual refugees for resettlement. Discussion includes findings and analysis from a MPI Europe report.

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March 23, 2016

MPI analysts discuss the results of an analysis comparing young children of refugees to other U.S. children on several key indicators of well-being. 

February 8, 2016

A webinar discussing how private sponsorship programmes for refugees, used by Canada and a handful of other countries, could alleviate some of the pressure from the European refugee crisis, by allowing individuals, groups, businesses, and other entities to sponsor individual refugees for resettlement. Discussion includes findings and analysis from a MPI Europe report.

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.

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