Immigration and Emigration

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  • People walk on flooded land beside the Padma River as the flood situation worsens in Munshiganj district, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 25, 2020, photo by Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

    Report

    Addressing Climate Migration

    Dec 7, 2021

    As the effects of climate change increase in scope and severity, more people will relocate to preserve or enhance their lives and livelihoods. A review of how six countries are managing climate mobility provides options for policymakers considering the needs of climate migrants and their host communities.

  • A playground before students arrive at school in Harbor City, California, August 16, 2021, photo by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

    Commentary

    Addressing Immigration Doesn't End at the Border—Schools Need Help

    Nov 1, 2021

    All children in the United States have a right to a public education, regardless of their immigration status. But schools are not funded or staffed adequately to support a growing student population or to handle sudden surges in enrollment due to large numbers of displaced children arriving at the border.

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    Karishma R. Mehta

    Technical Analyst
    Education B.S. in applied mathematics, Loyola Marymount University; Postgraduate Diploma in discrete mathematics and its applications, University of Essex; M.S. in terrorism and homeland security policy, American University

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    Katya Migacheva

    Social Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in social psychology, University of Massachusetts

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    Douglas C. Ligor

    Senior Behavioral/Social Scientist
    Education J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law; B.S. in economics, United States Military Academy, West Point

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    Alejandra Lopez

    Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School, and Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND
    Education M.S. in mathematics, Purdue University; B.S. in mathematics, Arizona State University

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    Lynn A. Karoly

    Senior Economist
    Education Ph.D. and M.A. in economics, Yale University; B.A. in economics, Claremont McKenna College