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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.
Recently released data sheds light on the demographic characteristics and geographic distribution of DACA beneficiaries.
Polling suggests that our collective belief in the American dream is fractured—or worse.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced today that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will be phased out over the next six months.
Undocumented immigrants account for 47 percent of the country's farmworkers, and play a key role in maintaining food prices.
Debates about travel bans and border walls seem to dominate the news cycle, but what do we really know about the effects of immigration?
Discourse surrounding international issues has been cut and pasted onto the US refugee system, leading to public confusion over the meaning of “refugee.”
The majority of immigrants are not to be feared but should be recognized for their economic, social, civic, and cultural contributions to this country.

From Safety Net to Solid Ground

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From Safety Net to Solid Ground

How will potential changes to federal safety net programs affect the well-being of people striving to cover their basic needs?

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. 

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.

Updates from the Urban Institute

Updates from the Urban Institute

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