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The Impact of Immigration Enforcement Policies on Teaching and Learning in America’s Public Schools

There has been considerable discussion in news outlets about the impact of immigration enforcement policies on children and families. Recent incidents across the country and reported in the press have raised alarm throughout immigrant communities. Clearly there is great fear in this hyper-sensitized environment. To what extent is this ramped up immigration enforcement impacting our nation’s public schools? How does it vary by region and what is the “collateral” fallout for non-immigrant students? How are educators reacting and to what extent is this affecting them?

A Critical Juncture: Public Opinion and U.S.-Mexico Relations

The Wilson Center and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs are pleased to invite you to an event on public opinion on U.S.-Mexico relations. Over the last two to three decades, public opinion in the bilateral relationship has risen and fallen, and U.S.-Mexico relations have hit a rough patch since the election of Donald Trump. Today, Mexican public opinion of the United States has fallen to a historic low; however, U.S. opinion of Mexico is quite strong and on the rise.

Infographic | DACA Recipient Demographics

Brazil Feels the Effects of the Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela

Venezuelans are crossing into the northern Brazilian state of Roraima by the tens of thousands, fleeing an intensifying humanitarian crisis. Although most leave after only a brief stay,  over 12,000 Venezuelans have chosen not to return since 2014. Some are driven by a fear of violence or political persecution, others by economic motives.

What Awaits the Rohingya in Bangladesh?

The plight of the Rohingya community is truly one of the saddest stories of our times.

Infographic | Who are the DACA Recipients?

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