The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) is an educational institute/think tank devoted to the study of international migration, to the promotion of understanding between immigrants and receiving communities, and to public policies that safeguard the dignity and rights of migrants, refugees and newcomers.
On April 19, 2015, a boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, killing around 800 people attempting to migrate to Europe (UNHCR 2015a, IOM 2015a). According to the United Nations High […]
The US immigrant detention system serves two legitimate purposes, to ensure that persons in removal proceedings appear for their hearings and (if so ordered) can be deported and, in rare […]
Alternatives to detention should be expanded Vulnerable groups should not be detained Role of for-profit prisons should be substantially reduced WASHINGTON DC — The U.S. immigrant detention system, which treats […]
PURCHASE GALA TICKET OR SPONSORSHIP Celebrate the Center for Migration Studies! Join government officials, policymakers, scholars, experts, civil society members, staff and colleagues for CMS’s 2015 gala event celebrating the […]