Three Dominicans living in New Jersey were elected recently to national legislative positions in the Dominican Republic, created precisely so that the country’s diaspora will be represented
Sumathi Reddy writes about this phenomonenon in the July 31 Wall Street Journal article, “Elected to Serve Far Away,” in which she quotes me about the significance of [...]
BNN (Canada) SqueezePlay Future of Cities – Immigration Matters [11-22-10 5:40 PM]
In Canada for the Toronto Forum for Global Cities, Michele Wucker, President of the World Policy Institute, discusses the importance of having an effective immigration strategy to compete effectively for the highly skilled workers that keep the economy driving forward. To view the [...]
Immigration Reform & Climate Change: Two Hot-Button Issues Intersect cross posted at www.publicagenda.org and the World Policy Blog
In the days following the earthquake that destroyed Port-au-Prince and killed over 200,000 people, the United States granted temporary protected status (TPS) to those undocumented immigrants from Haiti who were living in the United States prior to [...]
Immigrant Policy in Québec: Successes and Lessons Learned
Video of my discussion with Yolande James, Minister of Cultural Communities, Government of Quebec, at the World Policy Institute April 7, 2010.
Canada has long taken pride in its reputation for successfully welcoming immigrants. Nevertheless, like other immigrant destinations, it has faced challenges like combating racism, [...]
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010 No one-size-fits-all for foreign suffrage: How the rest of the world deals with aliens at the ballot box By SARAH NOORBAKHSH
Acknowledging the rights of immigrant groups, “recognizing special ties among particular groups of countries” and reciprocation are often part and parcel of granting suffrage, says Michele [...]
Published in Carnegie Council Policy Innovations
part of a collection from the December “The Right to Move?” conference in Tokyo.
January 26, 2010
Facing demographic and economic challenges, countries around the world are reconsidering the policies that govern migrant rights—the basis on which people are allowed to enter a country, the access that non-citizens have [...]
On January 21. I appeared with Marselha Gonçalves Margerin of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights on a Worldfocus Radio segment on the Dominican Republic and Haiti, hosted by Martin Savidge. Follow the link for audio and comments.
Tags: Dominican Republic, earthquake, Haiti, history, international policy, Latin America, migration
Here are links to my recent appearances on National Public Radio talking about the Haiti earthquake and Dominican-Haitian relations.
Latino USA, January 21 The Haiti Tragedy (scroll down to Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Latin America)
Talk of the Nation, January 25: To Rebuild, Put Haitians in the Lead
Tags: Dominican Republic, earthquake, Haiti, international development, international policy, Latin America, migration
The American Council on Germany, the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the World Policy Institute and Demos present “U.S. and European Perspectives on Immigration: A Problem or an Opportunity?”
a discussion and luncheon featuring
Delancey Gustin, Immigration and Integration Program, The German Marshall Fund of the United States and Michele Wucker, Executive Director, [...]
I’ll be speaking at the “Right to Move: Debating the Ethics of Global Migration” conference at Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan, December 12-13th, 2009, organized by Carnegie Council Global Policy Innovations and Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture.
Here’s a description of my presentation:
Linking Ethics and Self-Interest in Human Mobility Facing demographic and economic [...]