E.g., 06/07/2020
E.g., 06/07/2020

Events

Events

U.S. State Department
Upcoming Event
June 8, 2020

As the U.S.-Mexico migration cooperation agreement marks its first year, this discussion will examine how the accord has reshaped Mexico’s immigration enforcement policies, exposed weaknesses in its humanitarian protection system, and exacerbated precarious conditions for migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. Speakers will also explore how pandemic-induced changes to mobility may affect the future of U.S.-Mexico relations.

MPI Webinar

Flickr/KOMUnews
Webinar
February 12, 2020

Experts share how states have approached Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) implementation, and areas where the law and state efforts to support English Learners can be improved.

Lauren Peterson
Event
October 29, 2019

Leading policymakers and key stakeholders from Latin America, as well as representatives of major international institutions, offer their views on the challenges ahead as Latin American governments seek to chart strategies for responding to large-scale forced migration flows, such as those from Venezuela and Nicaragua.

Event
September 27, 2019

Felipe Muñoz, Advisor to the President of Colombia for the Colombian-Venezuelan Border, discusses how Colombia is coping with the influx of Venezuelan migrants, plans for future policy decisions surrounding this migration, and developments in regional and international cooperation.

Ryan Bergal/MPI
Event
August 12, 2019

This event marks the launch of a major new initiative—Rethinking U.S. Immigration Policy—that aims to generate a big-picture, evidence-driven vision of the role immigration can and should play in America’s future in order to leverage a comparative advantage for the nation.

Lauren Peterson
Event
October 7, 2019

The 16th annual conference features thoughtful policy and legal analysis and discussion of the most important immigration topics from leading government officials, attorneys, researchers, advocates, and others.

July 14, 2016

The UK vote to exit the European Union has given new momentum to euroskeptic, anti-immigration movements elsewhere. Experts discuss the political and policy lessons that can be learned from Brexit and applied to debates in Europe and North America, including how to address public anxiety over immigration and identity, while managing migration in a globalized economy.

June 22, 2016

The educational needs of immigrant students in primary and secondary schools pose a growing challenge for policymakers and educators. Speakers discuss supplementary funding to support the educational needs of migrant-background students, and provide an overview of the mechanics of school funding for such children in Canada, France, Germany, and United States, examined in an MPI report.

June 21, 2016

An MPI Europe event focused on the Canadian Express Entry system—the rationale for its introduction, its building blocks, and initial outcomes—and how it may provide lessons for improving the management of skilled migration in Europe.

June 16, 2016

An expert discussion with Swedish and U.S. government officials on global and national responses to rising displacement, innovations in managing migration processes, and attempts to address the dysfunctional aspects of international migration. 

May 25, 2016

MPI analysts explore how the migration politics and policies of the UK government influenced the decision to hold the "Brexit" referendum, how public attitudes towards immigration might influence the result, and how the outcome might impact migration policy in the United Kingdom and European Union more broadly.

Pages

May 14, 2014

A discussion of data compiled by MPI on brain waste among foreign-trained nurses, engineers, and teachers, with updates on three state-level initiatives—in Illinois, Washington, and Massachusetts—that are working to analyze and address challenges faced by immigrants and refugees with degrees and training in these fields. 

April 30, 2014

A call/webinar focused the 2014 Global Forum on Migration and Development: its agenda, the policy areas that seem ripe for action, and what impact the discussions will have on the post-2015 development agenda.

March 20, 2014

MPI analysts and Georgia education policy experts discuss MPI's analysis of the educational experiences of Georgia’s first- and second-generation youth and Georgia’s ambitious education reforms, along with promising practices and recommendations.

September 18, 2013

A discussion on what major policy topics might be covered at the UN General Assembly’s High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development (HLD) with the Chair of the Global Forum on Migration and Development and the Special Advisor to the UN Special Representative for International Migration. 

August 14, 2013

An online video chat where MPI experts Michael Fix, Jeanne Batalova, and Sarah Hooker discuss MPI’s profile of the DACA population and reflect on the policy’s success.

Pages