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CGD Policy Blogs
The biggest immigration debate of this year in the US has been what to do about the rise in migration pressure at the Southwest border. That pressure comes mostly from the “Northern Triangle” of Central America: Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.
Unpacking the Relationship between Migration and Development to Help Policymakers Address Africa-Europe Migration
European policymakers are currently meeting in Brussels. Top of the agenda: controlling irregular migration from Africa. To make this work, here’s what they need to understand about the relationship between migration and development.
The U.S. Administration announced Saturday that it has halted all aid to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras—known as the Northern Triangle. Here’s what this decision to halt aid could mean, according to data and evidence.
The President Has Mostly Wiped out US Refugee Resettlement. Other Countries Aren’t Picking up the Slack.
The Trump administration has drastically cut US refugee admissions—effectively eliminating nearly half of the world’s total resettlement spots. New data analysis from Michael Clemens explores the implications of these policies.
With proper design, Global Skill Partnerships offer governments a new tool—alongside the old, unilateral tools—to maximize the benefits of migration.
President Donald Trump gave a broad speech today on immigration and U.S. immigration and asylum policy. I review a few statements from the speech that are based on common immigration myths.
As the debate on family separation and US immigration policy continues, Michael Clemens and Kate Gough pose a key question: why are so many children and families migrating?
Migration and displacement are among the greatest policy challenges of this century. Governance of the humanitarian system is at a crossroads, and key innovations shaking up traditional ways of working provide a window of opportunity for a broader, pragmatic reform effort. CGD has launched a new program built on these three pillars to propose evidence-based ways forward for policymakers and practitioners.