E.g., 11/26/2015
E.g., 11/26/2015

Migration Information Source - Feature Articles

Feature Articles

Ron Hayduk and Michele Wucker, directors of the Immigrant Voting Project, outline the history of non-citizen voting rights in the U.S. and the arguments on both sides of the issue.
MPI's Divya Pakkiasamy describes how "Saudiization" efforts are intended to reduce Saudi Arabia's dependence on foreign labor.
Peggy Levitt of Wellesley College and Harvard University explains how migrants can belong to two or more societies and what this trend means for policymakers.
Tsuneo Akaha of the Monterey Institute of International Studies looks at emerging migration patterns in North Korea, China, Russia, and Japan.
Dilip Ratha of the World Bank outlines recent research findings on remittances and points out the gaps in our knowledge.
Beverlee Bruce of the Social Science Research Council provides a field-based look at Liberia's post-conflict reconstruction.
MPI Associate Policy Analyst Erin Patrick maps out the latest developments in the evolving refugee crisis in and around Sudan's Darfur region.
Aderanti Adepoju of the Human Resources Development Centre in Lagos provides an overview of Africa's dynamic migration flows, examining trends ranging from feminization to diversification.
MPI Senior Policy Analyst Muzaffar Chishti looks at the wider implications of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the rights of "enemy combatants."
Rainer Münz of the Hamburg Institute of International Economics analyzes Germany's long-awaited immigration law.
Michael Jones-Correa of Cornell University looks beneath labels such as "ethnic politics" and "transnationalism" to shed light on U.S. immigrant politics.
Lisa Kurbiel of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations takes an in-depth look at new initiatives to stop child trafficking in the European Union.
Oonagh Sands of the Center for Strategic and International Studies tackles the Mode 4 aspect of global trade talks, under which individuals enter another country’s job market to provide services.
Martin Baldwin-Edwards of Panteion University examines new trends in the long-established phenomenon of migration within the Mediterranean basin.
Joanne van Selm and Eleni Tsokalis of MPI look at the challenges ahead as 10 new states join the European Union.
Wayne Cornelius of the University of California at San Diego assesses the U.S. strategy for the border with Mexico.
Stephen Castles of the University of Oxford outlines the categories of forced migrants and the factors driving their movement.
The UN is collaborating with Uganda's government to open new doors to refugee education, according to Sarah Dryden-Peterson.
William Kandel of the USDA and Emilio Parrado of Duke University take stock of the complex interaction between migration and the U.S. meat-packing industry.
MPI Associate Policy Analyst Erin Patrick presents an in-depth look at some of the controversies associated with gender-related asylum.
Marat Kengerlinsky examines the role of international assistance in Azerbaijan, which is burdened with an enormous refugee population.
Countries in the European Union received fewer asylum applications in 2003, according to Veysel Oezcan of the Social Science Research Center Berlin.
Jeffrey Passel of the Urban Institute provides a context for understanding the presence of roughly 5.3 million unauthorized Mexican immigrants in the United States.
MPI Senior Fellow and former INS Commissioner Doris Meissner examines the challenges and opportunities, past and present, posed by temporary migrant labor programs.
Jorge Durand examines Mexico's long history of and ambivalent attitude toward migration to the U.S..