1. Reform of the Immigration Removal Adjudication System

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    During this briefing at MPI, panelists discussed possible reforms to the immigration adjudication system and a recent ground-breaking report on the topic by the American Bar Association’s Commission on Immigration. The event was moderated by MPI Vice President for Programs Donald Kerwin, and the panelists were: Robert A. Katzmann, US Circuit Judge, US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; Karen T. Grisez, Chair, ABA Commission on Immigration; and Lawrence A. Schneider, Senior Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP, who led the ABA report research team.

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    • Illinois State-Private Partnership Wins MPI 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize for Exceptional Immigrant Integration Initiatives

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      Grace Hou, Assistant Secretary of Programs at the Illinois Department of Human Services, and Lawrence Benito, Deputy Director of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, discuss their organizations’ decade-long partnership, the Illinois New Americans Integration Initiative, which is improving the delivery of services to immigrants around the state, particularly those who are limited English proficient. In the video, MPI Senior Vice President Michael Fix discusses why their collaboration stands out as an exceptional immigrant integration initiative. For more on the E Pluribus Unum Prizes, visit integrationawards.org

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      • Panel 2: The Federal Role in Immigrant Integration: Too Little, Too Much, or Just Right?

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        MPI Senior Vice President and Director of Studies Michael Fix leads a discussion on the challenges and opportunities facing immigrant integration, including potential legalization legislation, the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act and/or No Child Left Behind Law, and implementation of the new health care reform law.

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        • Panel 1: The Federal Role in Immigrant Integration: Too Little, Too Much, or Just Right?

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          Suzette Brooks Masters, Immigration Program Specialist at the J.M. Kaplan Fund, opens the discussion on adult literacy/ESL instruction, workforce preparation, and community financial services fields, where federal policy and funding appropriately support immigrant integration goals. Margie McHugh, Co-Director of MPI’s National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, leads a discussion with the 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prizes awardees.

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          • Latino Community Credit Union Wins 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize for Exceptional Immigrant Integration Initiatives

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            John Herrera and Luis Pastor of the Latino Community Credit Union, based in Durham, NC with branches across the state, discuss their institution's creation a decade ago and the role it has played in the Latino community in North Carolina. Margie McHugh of the Migration Policy Institute, which administers the E Pluribus Unum Prizes program, discusses what makes LCCU an exceptional immigrant integration initiative worthy of recognition. For more on LCCU and the other 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize winners, visit www.integrationawards.org

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            • McDonalds English Under the Arches Receives 2010 E Pluribus Unum Honorable Mention

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              Betsy McKay, director of bilingual leadership at McDonald’s USA, discusses the creation and evolution of McDonald’s “English Under the Arches” workplace English instruction program, which uses a blended delivery model to provide instruction to students in multiple locations. And Margie McHugh of the Migration Policy Institute, which administers the E Pluribus Unum Prizes program, discusses what made English Under the Arches a program worthy of being the sole honorable mention recognized by the 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prizes. For more on English Under the Arches and the E Pluribus Unum Prize winners, visit www.integrationawards.org

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              • Illinois New Americans Integration Initiative Honored with 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize

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                Illinois Department of Human Services Assistant Secretary of Programs Grace Hou speaks at the 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize ceremony held in Washington, D.C. in May 2010, accepting the award for the Illinois New Americans Integration Initiative on behalf of her department and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights. The Illinois initiative, a nine-year-old partnership by Illinois DHS and ICIRR, was one of four winners of the 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize, given annually by the Migration Policy Institute and the J.M. Kaplan Fund to exceptional immigrant integration initiatives. For more on the Illinois initiative and the E Pluribus Unum Prizes, visit www.integrationawards.org.

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                • Latino Community Credit Union Accepts 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize for Exceptional Immigrant Integration Initiatives

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                  Edgardo Colón-Emeric, chairman of the board of the Latino Community Credit Union, speaks at the 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize ceremony held in Washington, D.C. in May 2010. LCCU, which is based in Durham, N.C., was one of four winners of the 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize, given annually by the Migration Policy Institute and the J.M. Kaplan Fund to exceptional immigrant integration initiatives. For more on LCCU and the E Pluribus Unum Prizes, visit www.integrationawards.org.

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                  • Upwardly Global Wins MPI's 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize for Exceptional Immigrant Integration Initiative

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                    Upwardly Global Executive Director Nikki Cicerani discusses her non-profit’s work mentoring skilled immigrants and helping them attain jobs at their skill levels in the United States, helping remedy the problem of underemployment for college-educated immigrants. Upwardly Global draws on expansive networks of volunteers and business leaders to help place immigrants and refugees in jobs that more closely match their professional and academic levels. In the video, MPI Senior Vice President Michael Fix discusses the importance of Upwardly Global’s work and why it stood out as an exceptional immigrant integration initiative. For more on Upwardly Global or the E Pluribus Unum Prizes, visit www.integrationawards.org

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                    • Upwardly Global Accepts 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize for Exceptional Immigrant Integration Initiatives

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                      Upwardly Global Executive Director Nikki Cicerani speaks at the 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize ceremony held in Washington, D.C. in May 2010, accepting the award for her organization, which has offices in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. Upwardly Global was one of four winners of the 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize, given annually by the Migration Policy Institute and the J.M. Kaplan Fund to exceptional immigrant integration initiatives. For more on Upwardly Global and the E Pluribus Unum Prizes, visit integrationawards.org.

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