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Past Events

Policy Innovations to Bolster America's Future

PAST EVENT VIDEO

The Council’s Emerging Leaders class of 2022 presents a series of short, dynamic presentations on an array of critical current issues.

Mexico-US Ties Under the Biden Administration

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Hart Program Series

Mexico’s lead official on North American relations joins the Council for its inaugural program in the Hart Program Series on Latin America.

President Biden listens during virtual meeting with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador from the White House
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

Climate Refugees Still Need Protection

In the News
Crain's Chicago Business
John Slocum

As climate change continues to displace people, those fleeing must be protected as refugees, argues John Slocum in Crain's Chicago Business.

A sign reads "There is no Planet B" at a protest in San Francisco in 2019.
Unsplash
Climate and the Environment

Refugee Apartheid and Ukraine

BLOG
Global Insight by John Slocum

Over a million Ukrainian citizens have fled to other European countries. African, Asian, Caribbean nationals living in Ukraine may not be able to do the same.

Burned car in Ukraine
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Research

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

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

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"
findingamerican.com
Immigration and Migration

Coming Together or Coming Apart?

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

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.
Reuters
Public Opinion

Experts

Sara McElmurry 

Nonresident Fellow, Immigration
Council expert Sara McElmurry