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  Publications - Migration and Urbanization

Migration and Urbanization

Migration long predates the drawing of today’s national boundaries: in parts of Africa and Asia population movements still conform to old pat-terns rather than modern political geography. Yet the estimated more than 125 million people currently living outside the countries of their birth, including refugees and undocumented migrants, represent just over 2 per cent of the world’s population... Read article

Crossing Borders: The Impact of Immigration

Kathleen Courrier, Urban Institute: (In progress.) Roberto Suro heads up the Pew Hispanic Center. Before that, he was a reporter and analyst of Hispanic affairs, most recently for the Washington Post. He's also the author of Strangers Among Us: Latino Lives in a Changing America. Reviewers love this book and one of them said it was a cliché-shattering event... Read article

Listening to Latinas: Barriers to High School Graduation

To help keep young Latinas in school and on track for success, the National Women’s Law Center and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund went straight to the source: Latina students and the adults who work with them every day... Read article

Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE)

MALDEF is part of this diverse coalition of national organizations representing communities of color that believe high schools should have the capacity and motivation to prepare every student for graduation, college, work, and life... Read article

Immigrant Integration

MALDEF strongly supports proactive efforts by Congress and state legislatures to welcome new immigrants and weave them into the fabric of their new communities. As immigrants continue to be a growing portion of our nation’s schools and workforce, it is critical that investments are made to train and educate English language learners (ELL) and assist them transition into their new communities... Read article

Eliminating Migration- Huffpost Politics

Migration has been a common occurrence in all of human history, people carrying out conquest or fleeing from it, or from religious or ethnic persecution, or from natural disasters, or just seeking a better life... Read article

Migrants Need Cities. Cities Need Migrants- Huffpost Impact

Many places being cited as examples of cities reborn - including London, New York, Los Angeles, Singapore, Sidney - owe their renaissance to growing populations of the foreign-born, writes William Lacy Swing... Read article