Language access policies and services are critical to promoting the equitable participation of Dual Language Learners and their families in early childhood programs, yet there are persisting participation gaps. This webinar will outline federal and state efforts to implement language access policies in the early childhood field, opportunities to improve language services, and more.
Integration policy is often forged in the heat of crises, with limited resources to make improvements along the way. As a result, lessons from promising innovations often get lost. Failure to embrace an evidence culture in migrant integration may come at a high human, financial, and societal cost, as this MPI Europe webinar organized as part of the HORIZON SPRING project will explore.
Marking the one-year withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan and the fall of Kabul to the Taliban, this webinar reflects on the humanitarian and development challenges in Afghanistan and for neighbors, the difficult choices facing aid donors, and what needs to be done to ensure at-risk Afghans can reach safety.
The conference featured fresh, thoughtful policy and legal analysis, and discussion of some of the top immigration issues by leading government officials, attorneys, policymakers, researchers, advocates, and other experts.
On this webinar, speakers examine how government strategies, practices, and instruments of integration policymaking have adapted during the pandemic both in Europe and North America, and what lessons there are for the future.
On this webinar, speakers discuss the main challenges faced by countries of origin and destination in ensuring mutual benefits through labor migration and strategies moving forward related to migration and development in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras.
Experts on this webinar discussed the effects of trauma on the development of young refugee children, and how early child-care programs can address these traumatic experiences. The discussion featured practical strategies that child-care providers in Canada are implementing to support refugee children and families.
Marking the release of an MPI brief, this webinar summarizes the key features of English Learner (EL) instructional models and discuss state- and district-level approaches to supporting schools in implementing effective EL program models.
MPI experts discuss an expected Trump administration public-charge rule that could have wide-reaching effects on the ability of immigrants legally present in the country to get a green card as well as who could qualify to enter the United States. The webinar focuses on an MPI report assessing how the proposed rule could affect future benefits usage by immigrants and their U.S.-citizen children.
A webinar discussing how private sponsorship programmes for refugees, used by Canada and a handful of other countries, could alleviate some of the pressure from the European refugee crisis, by allowing individuals, groups, businesses, and other entities to sponsor individual refugees for resettlement. Discussion includes findings and analysis from a MPI Europe report.
A webinar with the UN Secretary-General's special representative on migration and the former UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees previewing upcoming high-level humanitarian protection and migration summits, focusing on what tangible results might occur.
This webinar offers a discussion of the economic, linguistic and educational disadvantage experienced by U.S. children with unauthorized immigrant parents. The researchers discuss their finding that 86 percent of the 5.1 million such children in the United States have a parent who could potentially benefit from the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program.
A webinar marking the release of Immigrants and WIOA fact sheets that provides analysis of characteristics of immigrant and native-born residents in the United States that are relevant to understanding needs for adult education and workforce training services.