E.g., 06/29/2016
E.g., 06/29/2016

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. 

March 12, 2014

This event with UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres includes a discussion on the state of citizen security in Central America and the resulting humanitarian impact, featuring findings from Children on the Run, a UNHCR report based on interviews with more than 400 unaccompanied children from the region.

February 27, 2014

Panelists from the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies and Kids in Need of Defense discuss their findings regarding how unaccompanied children are processed through the U.S. immigration system, along with recommendations for improvements in the process to ensure the protection of these minors.

February 19, 2014
As the 2014 Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union works to formulate the European Union’s next five-year program, this transatlantic discussion, presented in cooperation with the Greek Embassy, explores how governments can build a comprehensive migration system that meets humanitarian obligations and nurtures economic growth and social cohesion.
 
February 7, 2014

Showcasing MPI’s volume, Managing Borders in an Increasingly Borderless World, this panel discussion offers perspectives on border policy management from leading officials in the United States, Canadian, and Mexican governments

February 5, 2014

This public briefing in Guatemala City (conducted in both English and Spanish) highlighted MPI's Regional Study Group’s final report, Thinking Regionally to Compete Globally: Leveraging Migration and Human Capital in the U.S., Mexico, and Central America, which outlines the demographic, economic, and social forces reshaping Mexico and Central America and changing migration dynamics with the United States. 

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