Select US Immigration and Refugee Policy Resources

Date of Publication: 
March, 2021
Source Organization: 
Center for Migration Studies

Over the last five years, the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) has produced and published a series of reports, articles, and special collections of papers in its Journal on Migration and Human Security (JMHS) that are devoted to reform of US immigration and refugee protection policies. Each report and paper conclude with extensive policy recommendations – legislative, administrative, and programmatic – which are directed at federal, state, local and non-governmental organizations. The analysis and recommendations set forth in these papers can serve as a valuable resource to public officials, policy influencers, advocates, activists, academics, students, and others that support more effective, inclusive, and rights-respecting immigration and refugee policies. The JMHS special collections cover the US immigration system, the US immigration enforcement system, the US refugee protection system, and restoring due process and the rule of law to the US removal adjudication system. These collections also include articles that digest and analyze the refugee and asylum provisions of comprehensive bills. Many of the papers profile particular populations of US noncitizens, illustrating their long tenure, family and work ties, and other contributions to US society. Other papers analyze and critique government enforcement, protection, and immigration programs. A brief, thematically grouped summary of the reports and papers follows. CMS has also built a webpage that tracks Biden-era immigration and refugee protection developments.

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CMS (2021, March 11). Select US Immigration and Refugee Policy Resources. Center for Migration Studies.