Marking the launch of MPI report on USCIS’s evolving procedures for handling citizenship applications, this webinar focuses on the findings from a national survey of naturalization assistance providers. The discussion also examines the increasing obstacles to citizenship, and the effects the pandemic-related shutdown and USCIS financial turmoil could have on the ability of would-be Americans to take the oath of citizenship.
As the U.S.-Mexico migration cooperation agreement marks its first year, this discussion examines 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 also explore how pandemic-induced changes to mobility may affect the future of U.S.-Mexico relations.
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.
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.
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.
Book release with MPI Associate Policy Analyst; World Bank African Diaspora Program Adviser; Consul General of Mexico in Sacramento; and MPI Director of the Migrants, Migration, and Development Program.
Report release with Donald Kerwin, MPI Vice President for Programs; Serena Lin, MPI Data/Statistical Analyst; Dora Schriro, Director, ICE Office of Detention Policy and Planning; and Andrea Black, Detention Watch Network Coordinator.
This webinar features a presentation by Marc R. Rosenblum, MPI Senior Policy Analyst and report co-author, on MPI’s recommendations and the report’s findings, as well as proposed Congressional approaches to employment verification.