E.g., 07/28/2015
E.g., 07/28/2015

Events

Events

Mary Giovagnoli, Julie Myers Wood at MPI Event/ Lisa Dixon
Event
July 23, 2015

This is the release event for an MPI report exploring the November 2014 executive actions related to revisions in DHS immigration enforcement priorities, and replacement of Secure Communities with the Priority Enforcement Program. The briefing will provide estimates the number of unauthorized immigrants now considered priorities for enforcement.

Mathias Eick/EU Commission DG ECHO
Upcoming Event
July 29, 2015

At this event in Bangkok, marking the launch of the 13th MPI-IOM Issue in Brief, discussants will cover the emerging trends in irregular maritime migration in the Bay of Bengal region and how countries can cooperate to enhance migration management and protection of these migrants.

Bangkok, Thailand

Born in exile, Syrian children face threat of statelessness/UNHCR
Webinar
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.

Feeding Syrian asylum seekers in Milan (Photo: Dave Collier)
Webinar
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.

Viktoriya Aleksandrov/World Relief Spokane
Event
June 26, 2015

A discussion of the findings of a new MPI report examining refugee characteristics at arrival for the ten largest national-origin groups resettled between 2002-2013, as well as their integration outcomes with respect to employment and incomes, English proficiency and education levels, and public benefit use.

Street Sellers, Ferrara/ Dave Collier
Event
June 18, 2015

This MPI Europe public discussion, covering the findings of the UPSTREAM project, explores how a coordinated approach to integration may create more effective and inclusive approaches to diversity across the policy-making spectrum.

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. 

March 12, 2015

Part of a series exploring recommendations likely to be addressed by the new National Integration Plan, this webinar, with perspectives from MPI, the WE Global Network, and Lutheran Immigrant and Refugee Services, examines the role of economic development initiatives and refugee resettlement programs/infrastructure in immigrant integration. 

March 5, 2015

Part of a series exploring issues likely to be addressed by the new National Integration Plan, this webinar, with perspectives from MPI, the National Partnership for New Americans, and the National Skills Coalition, looks at the role of adult education and English language and skills training in the immigrant integration process.

February 17, 2015

A discussion in Brussels examining how useful existing predeparture measures are in facilitating migrants’ labor market insertion, examples of structural cooperation between origin and EU destination countries, and successful private-sector practices.

February 12, 2015

A report release examining PIAAC data on the skills of U.S. immigrant adults and how these skills are related to key immigrant integration outcomes such as employment, income, access to training, and health.

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November 19, 2014

A discussion on detailed new MPI national and state estimates of the unauthorized immigrant population and key sociodemographic characteristics, as well as upcoming policy and political developments at executive and legislative levels.

October 28, 2014

A discussion on the extraordinary boom in investor immigration. From the rapidly expanding EB-5 visa in the United States to Malta’s controversial “cash for citizenship” policy and a host of programs across Europe and the Caribbean, governments are increasingly offering residence rights or citizenship to wealthy individuals in return for a significant economic investment.

September 18, 2014

In this webinar, experts and policymakers from Europe and the United States discuss the relationship between immigration, residential segregation, community relations, and economic opportunities.

September 16, 2014

A report release and expert discussion on the eligible population and educational requirements of the DACA program and prior DREAM Act policy proposals, along with recommendations for overcoming the education-success challenges that key subgroups of DACA-DREAM youth face. 

September 4, 2014

MPI experts unveil the findings of new research that provides estimates of the numbers of unauthorized immigrants who may benefit from potential approaches to administrative relief.

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