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Past Events

Policy Innovations to Bolster America's Future

PAST EVENT VIDEO

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

PAST EVENT VIDEO
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
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

Refugees Welcome? Americans Support Taking in Afghans, Ukrainians, Taiwanese

BLOG
Running Numbers by Coauthors

Despite public divisions over US aid to Ukraine, support for taking in those fleeing the Russian invasion remains unchanged since March.

People with suitcases approach the Ukraine-Slovakia border
NURPHOTO
Immigration and Migration

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
Reuters
Immigration and Migration

Research

American Views of Immigration and Diversity

RESEARCH
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'
Reuters
Immigration and Migration

Democrats and Republicans Split over Immigration Levels

RESEARCH
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
Reuters
Immigration and Migration

Experts

Sara McElmurry 

Nonresident Fellow, Immigration
Council expert Sara McElmurry
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