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Commentary & Analysis

Biden's Immigration Plans Face a Warming Public Reception

In the News
Real Clear Politics
Multiple Experts

Brendan Helm and Craig Kafura examine President Joe Biden's immigration reform plans.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
Build Back Better
Global Politics

Chicago: Embracing Refugees for the Good of All

Global Insight by Suzanne Akhras Sahloul

Suzanne Akhras Sahloul discusses the positive impact of refugees and immigrants on communities in Chicago.

A family of 2 parents and 4 children of various ages sit on a couch
Immigration and Migration


A Global Welcome: Metro Chicago's Approach to Immigrant Inclusion

Report by Multiple Authors

Chicago is positioned to elevate itself as a bold city, capable of taking on cutting-edge policies and providing accessible opportunities for all residents.

A young woman in Delaware holds a sign saying, "No human being is illegal"
Immigration and Migration

Coming Together or Coming Apart?

Public Opinion Survey by Multiple Authors

We examine the attitudes of foreign policy opinion leaders and the public in the Trump Era.

Shadows cast from a crowd of people in front of an American flag.
Public Opinion


Sara McElmurry 

Nonresident Fellow, Immigration
Council expert Sara McElmurry