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The Statue of Liberty Plan: A Progressive Vision for Migration in the Age of Climate Change
Posted on 23 Sep 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Deepak Bhargava, Rich Stolz, Aug. 24, 2022 "Climate change and mass migration are reshaping politics, economies, and livelihoods around the world—and they are increasingly connected. Climate change has already forced people across the globe... Read More

Rise in Maritime Migration to the United States Is a Reminder of Chapters Past
Posted on 1 Jun 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Muzaffar Chishti, Jessica Bolter, MPI, May 25, 2022 "The United States is witnessing a significant increase in unauthorized maritime migration from the Caribbean, which has been largely overshadowed by rising arrivals at the U.S.-Mexico land border... Read More

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Rooted in Racism: The Human Impact of Migrant Prosecutions
Posted on 21 Dec 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NIPNLG, Dec. 21, 2021 "Over the past two decades, unauthorized entry and re-entry prosecutions have become the most commonly prosecuted federal crimes. Passed into law over a century ago with overtly white supremacist goals and rhetoric, their... Read More

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A Deep Migration Survey With Surprising Results: The Border Chronicle
Posted on 7 Dec 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Melissa del Bosque, The Border Chronicle, Dec. 7, 2021 " Much has been written recently about the number of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, but there’s been very little in depth information about people’s complex motivations... Read More

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White House Report on the Impact of Climate Change on Migration
Posted on 21 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Oct. 21, 2021 "In Executive Order 14013, President Biden called for an assessment of the impact climate change is having on migration. This assessment marks the first time the U.S. Government is officially recognizing and reporting... Read More

How We Talk about Migration: The Link between Migration Narratives, Policy, and Power
Posted on 21 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Natalia Banulescu-Bogdan, Haim Malka and Shelly Culbertson, MPI, Oct. 2021 "Narratives are more than just words: They shape the way we see what surrounds us and what we think, believe, and do. How policymakers, community leaders, and members of... Read More

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Free Webcast: Migration in the Media - Telling the Stories (Sept. 22, 2021)
Posted on 16 Sep 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

eCornell Keynotes - MIGRATION IN THE MEDIA - Telling the Stories - Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 12pm EDT "In this moment of hyper-politicized border and migration issues, questions of representation are crucial. This roundtable of scholars, journalists... Read More

The Biggest Immigration Wave in US History Had Huge Economic Benefits, Study Shows
Posted on 29 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Carly Cassella, Science Alert, Mar. 18, 2019 "Over a hundred years ago, from 1850 to 1920, the United States of America experienced a wave of mass migration like never before - the highest levels in its history. While the topic of immigration remains... Read More

Roll Tape - Reporting on Migration from Obama to Trump (DU Law, Mar. 22, 2019)
Posted on 22 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Reporting on Migration from Obama to Trump "Cristian Farías, an editorial writer for the New York Times, will moderate a panel of print, digital, and broadcast journalists: Pilar Marrero, independent journalist, author of Killing the American... Read More

The Trump Administration’s Lawlessness at the Border: Stories from Tijuana - Sophia Genovese
Posted on 3 Feb 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Sophia Genovese, Feb. 3, 2019 "Following the law should not be a radical idea. Yet the governments of the United States and Mexico somehow find advocacy for the codified rights of asylum seekers reprehensible. I travelled to Tijuana in mid-January... Read More

If You Criticize Family ("Chain") Migration, Jennifer Mendelsohn Will Set You Straight!
Posted on 18 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Sarah Feldberg, Jan. 17, 2018 - "Earlier this month, White House Director of Social Media Dan Scavino Jr. tweeted out an enthusiastic call to end “chain migration.” Also known as family-based migration — or, in the parlance of... Read More

Dramatic Drop in Immigration From Mexico to US - Study
Posted on 24 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Even as immigration remains a hot topic in the U.S. presidential campaign, the number of people emigrating from Mexico to the United States, legally and illegally, has dropped sharply in recent years, research published Wednesday shows. Demographers... Read More

Tags: utsa , Mexico , migration , study

How US Policies Fueled Mexico's Great Migration
Posted on 31 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The experience of Veracruz migrants reveals a close connection between US investment and trade deals in Mexico and the displacement and migration of its people. For nearly two decades, Smithfield has used NAFTA and the forces it unleashed... Read More

Net immigration between U.S. and Mexico at a standstill, study shows
Posted on 24 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Immigration from Mexico, the source of the largest wave of migration in history from a single nation to the United States, has ground to a virtual standstill, according to a new analysis of government data from both countries. Net migration... Read More

Tags: zero , pew , migration

Mexico: The New Migration Narrative
Posted on 1 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This updated profile examines Mexican migration to the United States and Mexicans in the United States, US immigration policy affecting Mexican immigrants, Mexico's role as a transit country, remittances, government policy toward the Mexican... Read More

Tags: mpi , Mexico , migration