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E.g., 06/20/2018

MPI Commentaries

MPI Commentaries

Commentary
June 2018
By Julia Gelatt and Ariel G. Ruiz Soto

In exchange for resolving the status of DREAMers, the White House and its congressional allies are demanding billions of dollars for a border wall and additional enforcement, sharp limits on asylum, cuts to legal immigration, and more. But what would the two bills expected to be voted on by the House do in terms of extending temporary or permanent status to DREAMers? This commentary offers estimates.

Commentary
June 2018
By Hanne Beirens

Amid significant tensions over migration that could fracture Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition, a new "migration master plan" set to be unveiled by Interior Minister Horst Seehofer reportedly involves turning asylum seekers back at German borders and refusing them entry. This commentary explores the potential implications of the proposal, which has prompted concern about the ramifications for the Common European Asylum System.

Recent Commentaries

Commentary
June 2018
By Jessica Bolter and Sarah Pierce
Commentary
June 2018
By Jessica Bolter and Doris Meissner
Commentary
March 2018
By Elizabeth Collett
Commentary
January 2018
By Julia Gelatt and Sarah Pierce
Commentary
December 2017
By Jeanne Batalova and Michael Fix
Commentary
November 2017
By Julia Gelatt and Randy Capps
Commentary
September 2017
By Kathleen Newland and Randy Capps
Commentary
August 2017
By Doris Meissner
Commentary
June 2017
By Jeanne Batalova and Michael Fix
Commentary
March 2017
By Elizabeth Collett and Meghan Benton
Commentary
March 2017
By Demetrios G. Papademetriou and Natalia Banulescu-Bogdan

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