Point-based Immigration Doesn’t Add Up

As the Trump Administration promotes a proposal to cut legal immigration to the United States using a ‘merit’-based points system, a closer look at current research demonstrates overwhelmingly positive economic impacts of US immigrants and their families.

Development Aid Alone Won’t Reduce Migration

The proposed UN global compact on migration acknowledges the positive impact that migrants have on development, but there needs to be more acknowledgement that migration cannot be “extracted” from development and managed separately.