American Immigrant Policy Portal
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In This Issue

Research to Inform Policy and Practice   
on Migration-Related Issues
Policy-related reports, studies, and information about the challenge and promise of immigrant integration. Materials organized by collection topic.
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NewResearchNew Public Policy Research and Reports

Civic Participation


Cultural and Linguistic Competency


Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Immigration

Employment and Labor Issues

Intergroup Relations

Law Enforcement

Local Government

State-specific Studies

National Perspectives/Immigration Policy

lcLatest Commentary
A selection of recent OpEds from immigration researchers and major opinion leaders

November 27, 2018
We Need a High Wall with a Big Gate
Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times

November 24, 2018
Don't Bet on Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the New Congress
Priscilla Alvarez, The Atlantic

November 12, 2018
Caravan To Nowhere: Five Fallacies That Stall Immigration Discourse
Rajshree Agarwal, Forbes

November 12, 2018
Republicans must learn from the election mistake on immigration
Jordan Bruneau, The Hill

November 8, 2018
When Environmentalism Meets Xenophobia
Gaby Del Valle, The Nation

November 1, 2018
Measuring immigration's role in U.S. rise as economic power
Mike Cummings, Yale News

October 26, 2018
Democrats Can't Keep Dodging Immigration As a Real Issue
Andrew Sullivan, New York Magazine

October 26, 2018
I'm a Child of Immigrants. And I Have a Plan to Fix Immigration
Sonia Nazario, The New York Times

October 25, 2018

We need to talk about integration after migration. Here are four ways we can improve it  
Anne Gallagher, World Economic Forum

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