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Migration, Immigration, Diasporas, and Refugees

A guide to books, data, and research on the politics and policy of migration, immigrants and diasporas, and refugees in the United States

Migration Think Tanks

This list of migration focused ThinkTanks that provide a variety of information including reports, working papers,and data sets pertaining to migration.

    "The Migration DRC was a research programme funded by DFID between 2003 - 2009 to undertake the research, capacity building and dialogue necessary for evidence-based and pro-poor migration policies. "
  • Brookings Institute, Social Policy, Immigration
  • Center for Immigration Studies
    The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, research organization...providing immigration policymakers, the academic community, news media, and concerned citizens with reliable information about the social, economic, environmental, security, and fiscal consequences of legal and illegal immigration into the United States."
  • Center for Migration Studies, New York
    "...primary goal is to support and undertake research, and to provide a forum for debate on international migration"
  • Immigration Policy Center
    "The Immigration Policy Center (IPC) is the research and policy arm of the American Immigration Council. IPC's mission is to shape a rational conversation on immigration and immigrant integration. Through its research and analysis, IPC provides policymakers, the media, and the general public with accurate information about the role of immigrants and immigration policy on U.S. society."
  • The Urban Institute, Immigration Studies Program
    "Urban Institute immigration policy experts study how the foreign-born population is growing, integrating, and changing."
  • Public Policy Institute of California
    " mission is to inform and improve public policy in California through independent, objective, nonpartisan research on major social, economic, and political issues."
  • International Organization for Migration
    "IOM is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society."