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TMC Topic Guide: Immigration
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 Monkey Cage Topic Guide:

Immigration

Created: July 2020

Last Updated: July 19, 2022

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Note: This guide provides substantial coverage on immigration in the United States and around the world. Significant information can be found regarding immigration coming from the southern border of the United States, as well as the effects that immigration has on U.S. political attitudes and the economy. Information on immigration within Europe, Russia and Latin America can also be found below.

Table of Contents

Border Crisis and U.S. Immigration Policy

Immigration, Political Attitudes, and Elections

Immigration and the Economy

U.S Immigration Law (including the Supreme Court, and DACA)

Immigration Around the World

Europe

Russia

Latin America


Border Crisis and U.S. Immigration Policy

Immigration, Political Attitudes, and Elections

Immigration and the Economy

U.S Immigration Law (including the Supreme Court, and DACA)

 Immigration Around the World

 Europe

Russia

Latin America

A breakdown of the new U.S.-Mexico migration deal. 

An explanation of the struggles Mexico faces in deterring migration at its southern border.

An examination into why foreign aid often fails to stem the flow of migration and how it has potential to be effective.

A breakdown of the correlation between dictatorships and increased immigration.

A roundup of TMC posts relating to immigration to the United States.

An explanation of how the U.S.’s immigration policy drives up crime rates in Latin American countries thus increasing immigration to the U.S.

An explanation of the Trump administration’s new family separation policy at the border.

An explanation of the feedback loop between deportation, violence and migration.

Africa and Middle East