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Migration Policy Institute (MPI)
An independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank provides analysis, development, and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at the local, national, and international levels. It aims to meet the rising demand for pragmatic and thoughtful responses to the challenges and opportunities that large-scale migration, whether voluntary or forced, presents to communities and institutions in an increasingly integrated world.
MPI Migration Data Hub
Get instant access to the latest immigration statistics, maps, and numbers for the United States and other countries.
National Security Archive
An independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University, the Archive collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. The Archive also serves as a repository of government records on a wide range of topics pertaining to the national security, foreign, intelligence, and economic policies of the United States
Pew Research Center: Hispanic Trends Immigration
Almost all of the Center's research, regardless of topic, includes separate tabulations of data for U.S.-born and foreign-born Hispanics. The documents listed here focus specifically on trends in migration flows, the characteristics of the foreign-born population and attitudes towards immigration policy issues.
Shorenstein Center - "Testing Exclusionary Attitudes Toward Immigrants"
Results and Report: The 2014 study, “Causal Effect of Intergroup Contact on Exclusionary Attitudes,” by Ryan D. Enos, was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Since 1968, UnidosUS—formerly known as NCLR has served the Hispanic community through their research, policy analysis, and state and national advocacy efforts, as well as in their program work in communities nationwide. And they partner with a national network of nearly 300 Affiliates across the country to serve millions of Latinos in the areas of civic engagement, civil rights and immigration, education, workforce and the economy, health, and housing.
Advocacy and Volunteer Groups
ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project
The American Civil Liberties Union has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States for almost 100 years. Using targeted impact litigation, advocacy, and public outreach, the ACLU protects the rights and liberties of immigrants.
Federation for American Immigration Reform
FAIR's goal is to educate and increase public awareness of immigration issues, present solutions, hold our leaders accountable for answers, and ensure the public's voice is heard.
National Immigration Law Center
Established in 1979, the NILC is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants.
The mission of AV and America’s Voice Education Fund (AVEF) is to harness the power of American voices and American values to enact policy change that guarantees full labor, civil and political rights for immigrants and their families.