American Immigrant Policy Portal
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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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Civic Participation

Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Immigration

Immigrant Employment and Labor Issues

Immigrant Communities

Intergroup Relations

Refugee and Asylee Policy

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


September 24, 2018

Trump is proposing a regulation that could change the face of legal immigration -- by restricting low-income immigrants
Dara Lind, Vox

September 16, 2018
Our policies on immigration should be forward-thinking
Ruth Ellen Wasem, The Hill

September 12, 2018
Repeating anti-immigrant screeds doesn't make them true
Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post

September 3, 2018
Immigrants, Fearing Trump Crackdown, Drop Out of Nutrition Programs
Helene Bottemiller Evich, Politico

August 31, 2018
Dean of Duke's Business School: Trump's Immigration Policy Could Make the U.S. an 'Economic Dinosaur'
John Byrne, Forbes

August 30, 2018
Who's Afraid of a White Minority?
Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times

August 29, 2018
Honor bipartisan legacy of John McCain with immigration reform
Matthew Soerens, The Hill

August, 2018
Through the Back Door: Remaking the Immigration System via the Expected "Public Charge" Rule
Jeanne Batalova, Michael Fix, & Mark Greenberg, MPI Commentary

August 20, 2018
The Immigrant Grandparents America Needs
Stacy Torres & Xuemei Cao, The New York Times

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