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Caitlin Katsiaficas is a Policy Advisor at the International Centre for Migration Policy Development and a former Associate Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute, where she worked mainly with the National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy. She has worked at the World Bank, International Rescue Committee, and George Washington University’s Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, and interned at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement and the City of Portland, Maine’s Refugee Services Program.
Ms. Katsiaficas holds an MA and BA in international affairs from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where her studies focused on conflict, migration, and development.
Two-generation programs that weave together early childhood learning with adult-focused programs hold great potential to break cycles of intergenerational poverty for low-income parents with young children. Little research has been done on how these programs succeed with immigrant families. This report studies select programs and offers analysis of the sociodemographic characteristics of U.S. parents with young children.
Movements of migrants and asylum seekers in the Mediterranean have shown to be highly fluid, adapting quickly to changing conditions at origin, transit, and destination. This article examines the shifts in flows across the three major Mediterranean routes since 2008 and the complex web of often interconnected factors underpinning these movements.