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Stumbling Toward a Humanitarian Solution: Donald Kerwin

"[W]e do not yet know the mix of policy, operational and legal responses that will be needed to resolve this situation in a way that vindicates rights, respects the rule-of-law, and protects those in need. Three overarching considerations, however, should be taken into account in working toward...

CMS Releases Database Featuring Estimates and Characteristics of US Unauthorized Immigrants

"The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) announces the release of an innovative database that provides detailed information about US unauthorized residents at the national, state, and sub-state levels." - CMS, Mar. 3, 2015 .

Unlocking Human Dignity: A Plan to Transform the US Immigrant Detention System

" Unlocking Human Dignity: A Plan to Transform the US Immigrant Detention System addresses one of the most troubled features of the US immigration system and highlights the need for fundamental changes to it. The report comes six years since the inception of the Obama administration’s detention...

Free Event in NYC: Reform of the US Immigrant Detention System (Thurs. Sept. 17, 2015)

Reform of the US Immigrant Detention System - Family Detention, Privatization, and Lessons from the Criminal Justice and National Security Debates Thursday, September 17, 2015 2:00pm to 5:00pm Center for Migration Studies 307 East 60th Street, 6th Floor New York, NY 10022 Free Event [REGISTRATION...

Drop in Undocumented Population Continues

CMS, Jan. 20, 2016 - " In a critical new report released today, the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) finds that the US undocumented population has fallen below 11 million for the first time since 2004. The report also offers evidence that the Mexican-born undocumented population continues...

CMS Finds DACA and DAPA Populations Part of American Society

Center for Migration Studies, Mar. 10, 2016 - " A new paper released today by the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) offers a statistical portrait of the potential beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program, the original...