Marking the launch of MPI’s Global Skills and Talent Initiative, this webcast features senior policymakers and other experts discussing the extent to which labor market needs should shape future immigration policy decisions, and how countries are adjusting—and could adjust—their immigration systems to meet human capital and competitiveness needs.
How could humanitarian migrants with skills and experience use existing work or study visa pathways to fill labor market needs in destination countries? MPI’s Susan Fratzke speaks with Betsy Fisher, U.S. Director of the nonprofit Talent Beyond Boundaries, about complementary pathways as an innovative addition to refugee resettlement and asylum.
The Corporate World’s Response to COVID-19 Pandemic, its Omicron Variant, Digital Nomad Visas & More
How has the business world responded to disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic? In this episode of Moving Beyond Pandemic, we speak with two former government officials who are now in the private sector—Ian Robinson of the immigration law firm Fragomen and Brendan Ryan, CEO of Nomadic, about the trends and policy environment shaping business mobility decisions.
In this World of Migration podcast episode, MPI Senior Fellow Michael Fix speaks with Senior Policy Analyst Julia Gelatt about the fiscal impacts of immigration, the importance of immigrant integration, how a greater focus on credential recognition could allow immigrants to more fully utilize the academic and professional skills they bring with them, and much more.
People on all sides of the policy debate largely agree that the U.S. immigration system is broken. What should a 21st century system that works in the national interest look like? And is this vision achievable amid current political realities?
Narrowing the Skills Gap: Equipping Immigrant-Origin Workers with Postsecondary Credentials
Broad and Blunt, the Trump Administration’s H-1B Changes Miss the Opportunity for Real Reform
Brexit Day—Is This the Dawning of the Age of Immobility?
All Eyes Turn to Congress, Following Trump Decision to Terminate DACA Program
Immigrants and the New Brain Gain: Ways to Leverage Rising Educational Attainment
Blue Card Redux: European Commission Plan to Recast Work Permit for Highly Skilled Holds Question Marks
When the Dust Settles: Migration Policy after Brexit
The Field of Migration Studies Loses a Giant: Graeme Hugo