International Migration


5 Immigration Issues Central American Leaders Will Raise with Obama

President Obama will sit down Friday with the presidents of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala - the three countries that have been the greatest source of children illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

In addition to their meeting with Mr. Obama, the leaders are visiting Capitol Hill and are taking part in a panel discussion - and they're armed with a laundry list of issues to discuss with U.S. leaders. Read more >

Forgotten Refugees: Mexico’s Displacement Crisis

In recent weeks, the world spotlight has fallen on the drama of Central American refugees crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Yet little attention has been accorded to the ongoing, forcible population movements within Mexico caused by similar outbreaks of criminal and state violence that are propelling Central Americans north. Read more >

How Immigrants Are Fueling America’s Cultural History Through Fashion

Iconic American designers like Calvin Klein, Donna Karan and Ralph Lauren share one thing in common: they had Jewish immigrant parents who came to the U.S. and worked as sewers and tailors in New York’s garment industry.

Klein, Karan and Lauren have helped define what American fashion looks like and they follow a lineage of immigrants who have been building that identity for more than a century. Read more >

Honoring Int'l Women's Day 2014 + March 13 Event

With every advancing year, the intersection of women, migration and globalization expands and evolves, unfolding more complexities as well as opportunities for organizing and advocacy. In the U.S., women have not only continued to play leading and vibrant roles in the immigrant rights movement, but immigrant rights advocacy itself has become much stronger with a greater appreciation for the particular impacts of punitive and discriminatory policies on women. Read more >

Act for Migrant Day + Reminders: Join the 'Tweet Storm'!

Organize for Justice and Dignity on International Migrants' Day - Endorse the Call for U.S. Ratification of the UN Migrant Workers Convention


December 18 will be celebrated around the world as International Migrants' Day. Read more >

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