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Tom Jawetz and researchers from Texas A&M and the University of Virginia argue that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations may decrease some of the push factors that are causing Venezuelans and others to come to the United States.
Oct 5, 2023
Ben Helms, David Leblang, Tom Jawetz
The uncoordinated busing and relocation of migrants and asylum-seekers poses various challenges to receiving cities and states across the country; but practical solutions at the local, state, and federal levels can turn these challenges into opportunities.
Aug 9, 2023
Zefitret Abera Molla
Ayuong, a former refugee from Sudan who now attends dental school in the United States, shares what it means to be a refugee.
Feb 28, 2023
Zefitret Abera Molla, Ala Al Sadi, Madalyn Reagan, 1 More
In the face of election-cycle demagoguery on immigration, the Biden-Harris administration is moving forward with a serious, multipronged strategy to address the complex root causes of migration in the region.
Oct 26, 2022
Silva Mathema, Zefitret Abera Molla
Experts discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act while highlighting the important intersection between immigration and disability rights.
Aug 25, 2022
Emily DiMatteo, Mia Ives-Rublee, Trinh Q. Truong, 3 More
Toni Pandolfo, Andrew Sonntag, Ala Al Sadi
A Conversation with The Atlantic’s Caitlin Dickerson
Aug 19, 2022
Improving the U.S. Asylum System for Disabled Noncitizens
Jul 20, 2022
Issued as a public health measure, there is no statistical evidence that border expulsions under Title 42 result in a lower COVID-19 case rate in the United States.
May 10, 2022
Tom K. Wong, Nicole Prchal Svajlenka
Ending the Title 42 expulsion policy at the border is an important step toward rebuilding the United States’ asylum system.
Apr 6, 2022
Russia is now engaged in a war it cannot win. No matter how events play out on the battlefield, Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is a strategic disaster for Russia.
Mar 3, 2022
Remittances from immigrants, including TPS holders, are an organic and powerful resource that provide people living in the Central American region direct access to basic needs and even economic stability.
Oct 28, 2021
Silva Mathema, Joel Martinez
The Biden administration should lead in developing a human rights-centered plan for the forcibly displaced to mitigate further disaster in Afghanistan.
Aug 17, 2021
Alexandra Schmitt, Elisa Massimino
President Joe Biden’s executive actions create a framework for protecting LGBTQI people fleeing persecution, but agencies must act to implement these safeguards.
Jun 21, 2021
Ensuring stability in northern Syria will require international engagement that balances humanitarian concerns with the moral hazard created by Turkey’s occupation.
May 26, 2021
Max Hoffman, Alan Makovsky
Statistical analysis does not demonstrate a “magnet” effect after Temporary Protected Status designations.
Feb 17, 2021
Tom K. Wong, Tom Jawetz, Silva Mathema
The world needs a flexible, inclusive, and rights-centered paradigm to protect people who have been forcibly displaced—and the United States can help build it.
Dec 7, 2020
Elisa Massimino, Alexandra Schmitt
The United States must learn from past experiences—from the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks through the Trump administration—to rebuild a resilient refugee resettlement program.
Oct 26, 2020
Silva Mathema, Sofia Carratala
Policymakers must break free of the false dichotomy of America as either a nation of immigrants or a nation of laws, and advance an immigration system that is fair, humane, and actually works.
Jul 22, 2019
By cutting the number of refugees allowed to enter the United States, the Trump administration is undermining the nation’s historic role as a beacon of freedom and ignoring the advancements of many hardworking aspiring Americans.
Nov 19, 2018
People are still fleeing their home countries in the Northern Triangle and Venezuela in search of a safer place to live away from violence and instability.
Jun 1, 2018
Many U.S. organizations have developed practical and effective ways to boost refugee integration, and these programs are worth preserving.
Feb 28, 2018
U.S.-based refugees face several threats due to policies proposed by the Trump administration. Not only is their ability to settle free from stigma on the chopping block, but access to comprehensive reproductive health care is also at risk.
Jun 20, 2017
Jamila Taylor, Anusha Ravi
Federal judges have put the brakes on many of Trump’s dangerous policies, but the president has the potential to appoint more than 100 judges who will rubber-stamp his agenda.
Jun 12, 2017
Billy Corriher, Anisha Singh
Here’s what you need to know about our foreign-born population and its impact on the economy, current immigration policy, and voting power of new Americans.
Apr 20, 2017
the CAP Immigration Team, Michael D. Nicholson
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