The Immigration Initiative at Harvard

Advancing and promoting interdisciplinary scholarship, original research, and intellectual exchange in immigration policy and immigrant communities

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The Harvard Immigration Project Issue Briefs series offers cutting-edge research that brings background and recommendations to policy makers, practitioners, journalists, and researchers.

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Immigration Fellows Program

The Harvard Immigration Project Fellows Program offers advanced level doctoral students at Harvard University the opportunity to receive additional training and support for one academic year.

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Immigration at Harvard

IIH executive committee members, faculty affiliates, partners and others at Harvard University offer a wide array of opportunities for the campus community to engage with issues of immigration.

News and Events


New Issue Brief on The Impact of Immigration Enforcement on the Nation's Schools

By Jongyeon Joy Ee, Loyola Marymount University, and Patricia Gándara, UCLA

The Immigration Initiative at Harvard (IIH) released on February 5 2020 a new report, “Under Siege: The Disturbing Impact of Immigration Enforcement on the Nation’s Schools,” which reveals that nearly 85 percent of educators report observing students’ overt expressions of fear of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) intervention in their lives, and 44 percent saying this fear was “extensive.”



Creating Community

Bringing together people who care about immigration to promote positive change

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