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YP In-Depth on Asylum

Virtual
YP In-Depth

Members of the Council’s Young Professionals Network are invited to join Sarah Pierce of Migration Policy Institute to examine asylum in the US.

Demonstrators hold signs saying "Home is Here" outside the U.S. Supreme Court
Reuters
Apr
27

Past Events

United States Immigration and Border Policy in 2019

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Immigration experts Michelle Brané and Randy Capps explored what is taking place in Latin American countries, at the US-Mexican border, and with individuals once they arrive in the United States.

People wait in line at the US-Mexico border.
Reuters

Preparing Today's Workforce for Tomorrow's Economy

PAST EVENT VIDEO

A panel of experts examined how to re-envision post-secondary education to adapt to an increasingly diverse population and meet future labor force demands.

DACA recipient and engineering student works on a circuit board.
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

Biden's Immigration Plans Face a Warming Public Reception

In the News
Real Clear Politics
Coauthors

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

BLOG
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

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