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History Shows the U.S. Doesn’t Do Well at Preparing for Migration Crises

Cristobal Ramón / Blog January 22, 2019

The U.S. has relied on reactive border enforcement measures that do not address the driving factors nor strengthen the U.S. immigration system’s capacity.

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The Central American Migrant Crisis Tests the Limits of Mexico’s Humanitarian System

Cristobal Ramón / Blog October 29, 2018

The influx of refugees has pushed the limits of Mexico’s humanitarian immigration system, requiring attention on the system’s fragility and its implication on the U.S.

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Episode 4: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast November 1, 2017

This week we discuss the legislative strategy on DACA and the new refugee rules out of the Trump administration.

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Refugee Admissions Under the Trump Administration

Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog June 30, 2017

Upheavals and reversals in U.S. refugee policy have caused a measure of uncertainty in just how many refugees will be allowed entry into the United States.

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Screening of Refugees

Lazaro Zamora / Blog March 24, 2017

Refugees seeking admission to the U.S. must undergo a comprehensive vetting process.

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Screening of Legal Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders)

Lazaro Zamora / Blog March 24, 2017

Legal permanent resident status, also known as a “green card”, allows foreign nationals to permanently live and work in the United States.

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Balancing Priorities: Immigration, National Security, and Public Safety

Theresa Cardinal Brown, Lazaro Zamora / Research October 7, 2016

Significantly restricting immigration in the name of security could have significant negative impacts to the country.

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Responding to Migration Flows: U.S. and Europe Consider Similar Strategies

Immigration / Blog April 8, 2016

A number of the policy options discussed by Europe’s leaders mirror steps taken by the United States to address the influx of migrants from Central America.

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Turkey-EU Agreement on Refugees: What’s the Deal?

Jessica Michek / Blog March 25, 2016

Recent terror attacks will only make Europe more desperate to find a quick fix, but attempts to outsource the refugee crisis to Turkey are not sustainable.

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EU Refugee Crisis by the Numbers

Lazaro Zamora / Blog March 11, 2016

Increased migration has fueled growing anxiety in Europe, with many countries closing their borders and imposing caps on the number of asylum applications.

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