5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

The Rise and Fall of North American Populations: Exploring Migration and Immigration in Canada and the United States

Both Canada and the United States have largely been shaped by immigration. However, we must look more closely at subnational population trends to understand how migration and immigration are changing the political, economic, and transportation futures of our countries. Please join our distinguished panel to discuss Fazley Siddiq’s new paper comparing these population shifts and other related issues. 


  • Blair A. Ruble

    Distinguished Fellow
    former Wilson Center Vice President for Programs (2014-2017); Director of the Comparative Urban Studies Program/Urban Sustainability Laboratory (1992-2017); Director of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (1989-2012) and Director of the Program on Global Sustainability and Resilience (2012-2014)
  • Fazley Siddiq

    Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Canada-US Relations
    Economics Professor, School of Public Administration, Dalhousie University, Canada
  • Jeanne Batalova

    senior policy analyst, Migration Policy Institute