Marking two years since the adoption of the Global Compact on Refugees and the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration, this conversation explores the extent to which the compacts have met expectations, how they are interconnected, the efforts undertaken so far by different countries, and the compacts’ potential to shape future debates and actions on migration and displacement.
What does it mean to “secure the homeland” in the 21st century? What lessons can be drawn from the U.S. government efforts to do so? And how do the Department of Homeland Security's immigration and border security missions figure into the equation? In this webinar, top security experts assess the department’s evolution and how it organizes its operations and migration management. They also offer recommendations on how to improve the U.S. homeland security enterprise.
This MPI Europe webinar will reflect on the implications of this current moment for European economies and societies and the role of immigration and immigrant integration policy, and highlight research from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre on the fiscal and demographic impacts of migration.
This discussion with MPI and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) examines the impact of the coronavirus on migration and mobility systems, and highlights findings from OECD’s International Migration Outlook 2020 on recent developments in migration movements and policies.
This webinar explores how governments’ implementation plans for the Brexit withdrawal agreement have been affected by COVID-19, and the potential implications on citizens’ rights at the end of the transition period and beyond. Among the topics covered: which populations are most at risk at the intersection between Brexit and the pandemic and what contingency measures might mitigate these vulnerabilities and keep implementation timelines on track.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of education, and it is expected that English Learners (ELs) will suffer disproportionate impacts. In this webcast, panelists discuss how weaknesses in existing EL teacher education and professional development policies have played into schools’ uneven response to the pandemic. They also offer lessons for future reform.
This MPI webinar features U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officials discussing the department’s efforts to improve communications with Limited English Proficient (LEP) communities in federal and federally-funded programs and activities.
MPI held a ceremony and awards program, honoring visionaries in immigration policy in the United States and internationally. The ceremony opened with comments from MPI President Demetrios Papademetriou; featured a discussion between MPI Senior Fellow Doris Meissner and former Rep. Ron Mazzoli, one of the lead sponsors of the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act; and included a keynote address by Open Society Foundations President Aryeh Neier.
A discussion in Brussels, upon the official launch of Migration Policy Institute Europe, to explore what is driving societal discontent in Europe, the role immigration plays in this, and why there is a growing perception that immigrant integration efforts are failing.
A discussion on the use of prosecutorial discretion and the review by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) of all current cases in the removal pipeline and on the docket of immigration courts, with U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Deputy General Counsel; the Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review in the U.S. Department of Justice; and ICE's Director of Field Legal Operations in the Office of the Principal Legal Advisor.