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Featured StoryGerman Cities on the Front Lines of Refugee Response

Bruce Katz, Brookings Institution, reports that the lessons learned on the front lines of Germany’s response...More.

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A new report from Transatlantic Council on Migration explores new tools and innovations from tech...More.

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Featured Webinar Refugees Jobs Agenda: From Welcoming Cities to Welcoming Economies

On June 28, join Dan Wallace, Welcoming America consultant (Berlin/New York) in a conversation with Dr. Toufic El Masri, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and 'Migrant Firms’ Division (Hamburg) to discuss the internationally replicated Welcoming Cities model and promising approaches in American and German cities that promote a local economic integration framework which welcomes refugees as valued contributors to workplaces, local economies and vibrant communities.More.

Webinar Video Family Matters: Local Strategies for Integrating Immigrant and Refugee Families

Immigration is a family affair. National policy may define your status, but the experience of arrival and integration, especially in the case of families, is felt locally. In Spain, the City of Barcelona makes family reunification a local priority; in Canada, cities like Toronto have welcomed hundreds of refugee families through citizen-led responses to Canada's national refugee sponsorship program. What works? More.

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Alcaldes: sobre la inmigración

  • “Immigrants are a positive force in Finnish society.”

    Jussi Pajunen Mayor of Helsinki

  • “Naturalization is much more than an administrative act. It is the declared belief in our state and our society.”

    Olaf Scholz First Mayor, Hamburg

  • “I want our city to be the first destination for immigrants because they are going to create the jobs, create the new companies, the businesses of the future. We have to be the most welcoming cities we can be.”

    Rahm Emanuel Mayor, Chicago, US

  • “Bilbao is an open city. At the City Council we encourage values of coexistence, dialogue and management of cultural diversity. In Bilbao, all persons, whether from Bilbao or outside, have the same opportunities and access to services offered by the city.”

    Iñaki Azkuna Mayor, Bilbao, Spain

  • Boise was built by immigrants. Our city has long been a place where people came from around the world to find economic opportunity and build a better life.

    David H. Bieter Mayor, Boise, US

  • “…we know immigrants are behind more than three of every four patents from leading universities, the federal laws that send so many of them back to their home countries look even more patently wrong.”

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg New York, US

  • “…we don’t create programs just ‘for migrants’ but rather with a focus on mutual participation.”

    Mayor Jürgen Roters Cologne, Germany

Alcaldes: sobre la inmigración

 

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