Human Services Initiative

This MPI initiative focuses on a range of immigration issues affecting children, families, and health- and human services programs and policies in the United States, with particular attention to refugees, asylum seekers, unaccompanied minors, and the children of immigrants. The initiative produces research, policy analysis, private convenings, public events, and technical assistance to support thoughtful policy and program design.

Host/Institute: Migration Policy Institute
Critical dates (if applicable): 2017-Present
Location (city, country): United States
Link to initiative home page:

Research, commentary, and multimedia activities available on initiative home page.

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Recent Updates

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Summary of Private Refugee Sponsorship in Canada: 2021 Market Study
This report seeks to understand the potential market in Canada for private sponsorship of refugees, especially...
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Family Reunification and Europe
The November 2023 roundup of literature on Sponsorship, Resettlement, and Pathways to Protection was...
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Summary of Solidarity Work as Political Action: Advocating for Refugee and Asylum Seekers in the USA
The authors analyzed the rise of solidarity activism in the USA, focused on supporting refugees, asylum...
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