Expertise: Immigration policy

Nicole Prchal Svajlenka is a senior policy analyst of Immigration Policy at American Progress.

Prior to joining American Progress, Svajlenka worked at The Pew Charitable Trusts, where she examined the relationships between federal, state, and local immigration policies. Before Pew, Svajlenka worked at the Brookings Institution, where she conducted quantitative research on immigration, demographics, human capital, and labor markets in metropolitan areas across the United States.

A Chicagoland native, Svajlenka holds a Master of Arts in geography from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in environmental geography from Colgate University.

By Nicole Prchal Svajlenka
Young Voters Have the Power to Support Dreamers This NovemberCenter for American ProgressOctober 24, 2018
Revival and OpportunityCenter for American ProgressSeptember 2, 2018
Amid Court Challenges, Here’s What Will Happen If DACA EndsCenter for American ProgressAugust 15, 2018
House Republicans’ Immigration Bills Would Hurt Women and ChildrenCenter for American ProgressJune 19, 2018
DACAmented Law Students and Lawyers in the Trump EraCenter for American ProgressJune 7, 2018
More Work Needed to Sustain Progress on DACA RenewalsCenter for American ProgressApril 19, 2018
What’s at StakeCenter for American ProgressMarch 20, 2018
Dreams Deferred: A Look at DACA Renewals and Losses Post-March 5Center for American ProgressMarch 2, 2018
The White House Immigration Framework Hurts WomenCenter for American ProgressFebruary 15, 2018
The White House’s Immigration Framework Would Eviscerate Immigration from Latin America, Africa, and AsiaCenter for American ProgressFebruary 12, 2018
The Top 3 Things You Need to Know About Black Immigrants in the United States in 2018Center for American ProgressJanuary 12, 2018
Thousands of DACA Recipients Are Already Losing Their Protection From DeportationCenter for American ProgressNovember 9, 2017
TPS Holders Are Integral Members of the U.S. Economy and SocietyCenter for American ProgressOctober 20, 2017
A New Threat to DACA Could Cost States Billions of DollarsCenter for American ProgressJuly 21, 2017
With S.B. 4, Texas Ignores the Lessons of Previous Anti-Immigrant LegislationCenter for American ProgressMay 22, 2017
Immigrant Workers Are Important to Filling Growing OccupationsCenter for American ProgressMay 11, 2017