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On February 18, 2021, proposed immigration legislation, based on a proposal President Biden put forth on his first day in office, was released. Much of the 353-page document focuses on paths to citizenship and other reforms to current immigration legislation. On February 19, 2021, Alex Aleinikoff, Director of the Zolberg
Event Recap Immediately after the election in November, the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility and the Center for Migration Studies (CMS) released a report presenting 40 recommendations for immigration policy reform. In the first week of his Administration, President Biden signed a number of Executive Orders, reversing many of the more
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peVs-Bmh6WI “I will tell you the story of belatedness. We migrants, we refugees, we foreigners.We are always seen as delayed people.We arrive [at] the right time.And it is always too late.”Shahram Khosravi It is mid-June when we video chat with Dagmawi Yimer, an Ethiopian refugee and filmmaker living in Italy, for
(Dis)solving the “Problem” of Immigration: Why migrants and citizens alike should strive for a reformed labor system
Photo Credit: Beatrice Puddu Italian food is venerated by Italians and tourists alike. Being Italian, I am frequently told by others how much they love our food. But how many of them are aware of the conditions in which day laborers are forced to work to ensure its cheap and
Conceptual Issues in the Field of Forced Migration Studies: International Norms and the Internal Displacement of Workers Due to COVID-19
While the plight of internal migrant workers has been noticed, international law has not yet recognized the distinctive nature of their mobility.