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New IIR Report: The 2018 Nobel Laureates and Foreign-Born Scholars in the U.S. Higher Education System

New IIR Report: The 2018 Nobel Laureates and Foreign-Born Scholars in the U.S. Higher Education System

Each year the Nobel Prizes have been presented to Nobel Laureates on December 10, the anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death. This new report notes that in 2018, none of the American winners were foreign-born individuals who immigrated permanently to the United States. But the United States did play an important role in their formation; nine of the twelve 2018 Nobel Laureates were either students, teachers, or research fellows at U.S. institutions of higher education at some point in their lives.

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IIR Submits Comments on Proposed Public Charge Rule

IIR Submits Comments on Proposed Public Charge Rule

The proposed rule will not only negatively affect the everyday lives of immigrants, but also the lives of U.S. citizens and their families. These are families who wish to remain permanently in the United States as future workers, tax payers, and homeowners. We should be investing in their futures so that they can become productive members of society, not denying them access to services they need in challenging times.

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Immigration and the Midterm Elections, Nov. 28, 5-7pm

Immigration and the Midterm Elections, Nov. 28, 5-7pm

Immigration and the 2018 Midterm Elections Wednesday, November 28, 2018 5-7pm Johnson Center, Meeting Room F, 3rd Floor The results of the 2018 midterm elections are in, and there will likely be important consequences for immigration policy. Come hear expert panelists and policymakers discuss their predictions for immigration in 2019 and beyond.

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Webinar October 17, 2018 1-2pm EDT

Webinar October 17, 2018 1-2pm EDT

Immigrants in our communities thrive when they are given the opportunity to participate in the decisions that affect their lives. In this free webinar, learn what local leaders can do to include immigrants' interests, safeguard their families, and ensure they can contribute to their fullest potential.

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IIR Hosts Film Screening of "Human Flow"

IIR Hosts Film Screening of "Human Flow"

Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact.

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Terminating TPS Colloquium

Terminating TPS Colloquium

Panelists Lisa Breglia (Director of the Global Affairs Program at Mason), Jill Marie Bussey (Director of Advocacy at the Catholic Legal Immigration Network), and Nicole Svajlenka (Senior Policy Analyst at the Center for American Progress) will explain how the decision to end TPS will impact Northern Virginia's communities and economy.

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