Immigration in the United States

Immigration in the United States

The Open Society Foundations supports efforts to secure federal immigration reform and promote fair immigration enforcement, detention, and deportation policies.

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The Supreme Court Won’t Stop the Fight for Justice for Immigrants

We must mobilize to fight for true and lasting changes to immigration policy to allow all people, regardless of where we were born, to contribute fully to our communities.

Talking About Race: Confronting the New Wave of Islamophobia

Three experts discuss the rise in anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States during the current election season.

Rights for Domestic Workers

Ai-jen Poo and Gustavo Torres will talk about structural changes in the job market that have resulted in many day laborers, especially among immigrants and people of color.

What the Pope’s Visit Means for Social Justice

Pope Francis’s U.S. trip presents a tremendous opportunity to harness his popularity for progressive change.

Solving Wicked Problems: Lessons on Systems Change from Diverse Fields  

Synthesizing lessons from three movements—disability rights, workers’ rights, and global health—three Open Society Fellows explore strategies and tactics potentially applicable across a range of issue areas.

Documenting the Human Cost of U.S. Immigration Policy  

Photographer Brandon Thibodeaux discusses his visit to the Texas–Mexico border region to document the growing human cost of U.S. immigration policy.