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Migration & Society

Ralf Dahrendorf Roundtable Study Launch “The Unstoppable far-right? Populism and the Aftermath of European Elections”
October 06, 2014
Can mainstream parties stop the seeming success of right-wing populist parties?
EU Mobility Partnerships: The "Most Innovative And Sophisticated Tool” of European Migration Policy?
Steffen Angenendt, September 26, 2014
This policy brief reviews the EU Global Approach to Migration framework and recommendations further political action.
Intra-EU Migration and Migrant Integration: Lessons from Europe
June 13, 2014
Co-sponsored by the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM) at Georgetown University, and the European Union Center at the University o

About The Migration & Society Program


GMF’s Migration & Society Program is a neutral supporter of informed decision-making about migration, integration, social cohesion, and diversity in an often controversial space. GMF develops leaders, informing policy through research and publications, and brings together relevant stakeholders to develop policy visions. The Migration & Society program operates on the local, national, and international level and resorts to expertise and stakeholders on both sides of the Atlantic and globally. Read more about the program

Recent Publications

Triple-Win Migration - Challenges and Opportunities
The Employer Perspective: The Role of the Private Sector in the U.S. Immigration Debate

Our Projects

Transatlantic Trends: Immigration (TTI)
Launched in 2008, TTI is a public opinion survey that examines attitudes and policy preferences related to immigration in Europe, Canada, and the United States. It targets policy areas relevant in all countries surveyed and makes concerted efforts to disseminate the results to policymakers, the media, and the broader public of stakeholders in immigration debates. 

Transatlantic Forum on Migration & Integration (TFMI)
The Transatlantic Forum on Migration and Integration (TFMI) is an international, multilateral network for young leaders and a learning community on migration and integration issues. Launched in 2008, TFMI has developed into a year-round, multi-year initiative involving almost 80 participants from 25 countries. It serves as the leading platform for exchange and networking among future immigration and integration decision-makers from both sides of the Atlantic and from sending countries. Transatlantic Forum on Migration and Integration: A five year retrospective (2008-2012) 

The Employer Perspective: The Role of the Private Sector in the U.S. Immigration Debate
Tamar Jacoby, May 19, 2014
The paper outlines the changes to labor migration proposed by the 2013 Senate immigration bill and discusses possible winners and losers if a bill along these lines were to become law.
Triple-Win Migration: Challenges and Opportunities
Steffen Angenendt, May 19, 2014
This paper assesses idea that it is possible to design and implement migration programs that are mutually beneficial for migrants, sending countries, and destination countries.
Migration Strategy Group Conference: Competing for Labor in a Mobile World
April 16, 2014
Berlin, Germany
The conference on “Competing for Labor in a Mobile World: Triple-Win Thinking in Current Labor Migration Policies” focused on the current challenges Germany and other countries face in the global competition for labor.
Towards a Joint Agenda in Migration Policy: Managing Migration in Germany and the United Kingdom
February 24, 2014
Berlin, Germany
On February 21, GMF’s Migration and Society Program co-organized a British-German expert roundtable on migration policy.
Turin's Migrant Youth Challenge
Ferruccio Pastore August 27, 2013
Ferruccio Pastore, director of FIERI (International and European Forum for Migration Research), describes the challenges young migrants from Italy, Europe, and outside of the EU face in Turin and Italy. 
Immigration into Utah's Silicon Valley
July 22, 2013
Yolanda Francisco-Nez, coordinator at the Mayor's Office of Diversity & Human Rights in Salt Lake City, outlines the state capital's efforts in reaching out to tech-savvy migrants.

Migration & Society Program Initiatives

Migration Strategy Group on Global Competitiveness

The Migration Strategy Group on Global Competitiveness was launched by GMF and the Robert Bosch Stiftung in 2013.