For Migrants, Labels Matter
What is the difference between immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers? Explore how contested definitions of migrants have a profound effect on the rights and protections of people leaving their homes.
What Is Migration?
Why do people migrate? Understand why migration means different things for individuals, countries, and economies in a globalized world.
Migration Today
Understand where migrants come from, where they go, and why migration is increasing through maps, charts, and data.
The Lasting Effects of Emigration
When migrants seek work abroad, what does their home country gain and lose? Explore one example of a country shaped by emigration, the Philippines.
History of U.S. Immigration Policy
Explore how the United States has responded to migrants throughout history—from the Chinese Exclusion Act to DACA—and how immigration policy influences the society, economy, and politics of a country.

Learning Journeys

A learning journey is a curated collection of resources that explore a topic from a specific perspective.

Learning Journey
Migration: Policy

Explore this collection of learning resources to understand importance of legal status in immigration policy including the key differences between migrant, refugee, and asylum

Learning Journey
Migration: Introduction

Explore this collection of learning resources to understand how migration influences the world’s economies, cultures, and politics.