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Post date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:42:32 -0400

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.

Post date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:30:07 -0400

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.

Post date: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:27:49 -0400

The House is set to vote on two bills that would largely dismantle the U.S. asylum system at the southern border by significantly narrowing grounds to apply for asylum, eliminating protections for the vast majority of unaccompanied minors, and unilaterally declaring Mexico a safe third country. The result would be a sharp reduction in the number of people permitted to seek humanitarian protection, as this commentary explains.

Post date: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 11:54:05 -0400
Country Resource page for Senegal
Post date: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 11:50:32 -0400
Country Resource page for Saudi Arabia
Post date: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 11:45:39 -0400
Country Resource page for United Arab Emirates
Post date: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 11:22:43 -0400

Country Resource page for Libya

Post date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:48:49 -0400
Country Resource page for Uganda
Post date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:42:32 -0400
Country Resource page for Thailand
Post date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:37:32 -0400

Country Resource page for Somalia

Post date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:33:45 -0400
Country Resource page for Panama
Post date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:14:24 -0400
Country Resource page for Haiti
Post date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:04:17 -0400
Country Resource page for Eritrea
Post date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:56:47 -0400
Country Resource page for Egypt
Post date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:53:09 -0400
Country Resource page for the Dominican Republic
Post date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:43:12 -0400
Country Resource page for Armenia
Post date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 17:57:14 -0400

This webinar highlights findings from an MPI report examining the potential impacts of expected changes to the public charge rule by the Trump administration. Leaked draft versions suggest the rule could sharply expand the number of legally present noncitizens facing difficulty getting a green card or extending a visa as a result of their family's use of public benefits. The rule likely would discourage millions from accessing health, nutrition, and social services for which they or their U.S.-citizen dependents are eligible.

Post date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:23:56 -0400

While media and academic discussions of "climate refugees" paint a picture of mass displacement of millions, in reality many communities vulnerable to climate change may choose to stay as a result of strong cultural, historical, and spiritual attachments to place. This article explores this "voluntary immobility" and its implications in the Pacific Islands.

Post date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 11:40:48 -0400

U.S., State Estimates of Benefits Use by Noncitizens, Naturalized Citizens & U.S. Born Offered

Post date: Fri, 08 Jun 2018 14:09:59 -0400

According to leaked drafts, the Trump administration is considering a rule that could have sweeping effects on both legal immigration to the United States and the use of public benefits by legal immigrants and their families. This report examines the potential scale of the expected rule’s impact, including at national and state levels and among children, as well as Hispanic and Asian American/Pacific Islander immigrants.