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Are immigrants getting the skills they need to advance their careers, unlock better wages, and meet employer demand?
Immigrant families who cross the border are now targeted by federal criminal law, rather than the civil immigration system.
The policy of family separation was in direct contrast with other policies that acknowledge the importance of preserving families.
Last month, Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 97 immigrants at a meat processing plant in Bean Station, TN.
Interviews with 80 survivors of human trafficking reveal their steps to accessing justice and the barriers standing in the way.
Policy conversations should be informed by the real experiences of refugees in communities across the country.
The introduction of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census puts government data and our democracy at risk.
Immigration reform should be based on evidence and an appreciation for immigrants’ contributions to the country.
Working on a recent podcast episode gave Urban researchers the opportunity to delve into the nuances of one community.

Resilience in the Face of Disaster

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Resilience in the Face of Disaster

When disaster strikes, we need inclusive plans grounded in evidence on what works.

The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

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The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

The decennial Census will gather the most complete picture of America of the past 10 years, but its accuracy is in jeopardy.

Behind the Numbers at the Urban Institute

Structural Racism in America

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Structural Racism in America

Public policies, institutional practices, and cultural narratives perpetuate our country's racial inequalities. 

Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

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Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

Experts discuss the best available data and evidence on topics that matter.

Updates from the Urban Institute

Updates from the Urban Institute

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