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E.g., 02/22/2017

MPI Commentaries

MPI Commentaries

Commentary
February 2017
By Michael Fix and Randy Capps

A draft executive order apparently under consideration by the Trump administration could have widespread chilling effects for legal immigrants—both those already in the United States as well as prospective ones who seek to reunify with U.S. relatives. It proposes restricting green cards for low-income immigrants and making legal permanent residents more vulnerable to deportation if they use federal means-tested public benefits.

Commentary
February 2017
By Elizabeth Collett

Eager to emulate the success of an EU-Turkey deal that has helped sharply reduce crossings into Greece, the European Union is exploring similar partnerships with transit countries along the North African coastline. But as this commentary explores, these prospective deals with Libya and other governments may be built upon unstable foundations and come with inherent complexities, possible risks for North African partners, and moral and other hazards for the European Union.

Recent Commentaries

Commentary
January 2017
By Kathleen Newland and T. Alexander Aleinikoff
Commentary
November 2016
By Muzaffar Chishti and Michelle Mittelstadt
Commentary
September 2016
By Demetrios G. Papademetriou and Susan Fratzke
Commentary
September 2016
By T. Alexander Aleinikoff
Commentary
June 2016
By Will Somerville
Commentary
April 2016
By Hanne Beirens and Paul Clewett
Commentary
March 2016
By Elizabeth Collett
Commentary
October 2015
By Kathleen Newland
Commentary
September 2015
By Elizabeth Collett
Commentary
August 2015
By Michael Fix

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