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 webinar for the release of an innovative cross-system analysis examining California state policies and local practices that promote the success of English Language Learners (ELLs) and immigrants through the educational system, along with recommendations for building on these efforts.
A discussion and report release with Ambassador Carlos García de Alba, Executive Director, Institute for Mexicans Abroad; and MPI's Laureen Laglagaron, Kathleen Newland, Aaron Terrazas, and Michael Fix.
Paper release with Gordon Hanson, University of California, San Diego Economics Professor; Jeanne Butterfield, National Immigration Forum Senior Advisor; Marc Rosenblum, MPI Senior Policy Analyst; and Michael Fix, MPI Senior Vice President and Director of Studies.
Discussion on with the Director of MPI's Refugee Policy Program; report co-author and Senior Counsel and Deputy Director of Human Rights First's Refugee Protection Program; Special Advisor for Refugee & Asylum Affairs at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; and HIAS Senior Director of U.S. Programs and Advocacy.