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Policy Innovations to Bolster America's Future


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

Collage of the Emerging Leaders Class of 2022 headshots

Mexico-US Ties Under the Biden Administration

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

Commentary & Analysis

Don't Blame Trump for the GOP's—and America's—hostility to Immigration

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

Even if Trump isn't the Republican presidential nominee in 2024, anti-immigration policy is likely to remain a pillar of the party’s platform, Paul Poast writes.

Donald Trump speaks at a microphone
Immigration and Migration

Ukrainian Refugees—the Rule or the Exception?

Running Numbers by Isabelle Grassel

Why are Ukrainians receiving a warmer welcome from the American public than past refugee groups?

Julija, 10, fleeing from Kyiv wears a hair bow in the colours of the Ukrainian national flag as she waits with her relatives on a platform for a train
Public Opinion


American Views of Immigration and Diversity

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

While half of Americans and a majority of Democrats say diversity makes the United States a better place to live, Republicans aren’t so sure.

A man writes on a large U.S. flag as part of a protest called 'United States of Immigrants'
Immigration and Migration

Democrats and Republicans Split over Immigration Levels

Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

But American concern about large numbers of immigrants and refugees coming into the country has steadily decreased over the past decades.

Citizenship candidates stand for a naturalization ceremony in New York City
Immigration and Migration


Sara McElmurry 

Nonresident Fellow, Immigration
Council expert Sara McElmurry