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.
A discussion with the 2012 Chair of the Global Forum on Migration and Development and Financial Secretary of the Republic of Mauritius Ali Mansoor and MPI's President Demetrios Papademetriou on the preparation of the 2012 GFMD summit, including an update on the possible ideas and projects contemplated that would fully integrate migration into the development framework, with a special focus on Africa.
A comparative discussion on how nations are approaching immigrant integration strategies, with the Portuguese High Commissioner for Immigration and Intercultural Dialogue; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director; Sweden's State Secretary to the Minister for Integration; Citizenship and Immigration Canada Associate Deputy Minister; and the MPI President.