PROJECTFederal, State, and Local Immigration and Integration Policies


Although immigrant admissions policy is controlled by the federal government, localities and states are critical players in understanding the policy context for immigrant residents and families. States and localities play crucial roles around issues of immigration enforcement, access to and use of public services, and integration. Urban researchers offer expertise in immigration and integration policies and practices at local, state, and federal levels.

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Research Areas Immigrants and immigration