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Various research centers have contributed to the growing literature on the issue of immigration and the diversified opinion among policy makers and the public. Some of these centers and their activities are outlined below.
The Manhattan Institute
The Manhattan Institute (MI) is a New York-based think tank which has been engaged in supporting and publicizing research in key public policy concerns. In its 25-plus years of existence, the MI supports publication of books, publishes a widely circulated quarterly magazine--City Journal--and hosts luncheon forums, conferences, and debates that reach a broad, diverse audience including policy makers, business people, researchers and journalists.
The issue of immigration has been one of the areas of concern for the MI. For over a decade, more than 30 articles have been published in the City Journal on various dimensions of immigration. In 2007 alone, the MI hosted four events that related to immigration directly, alongside other crucial concerns of public policy such as health care, the environment, foreign policy and other aspects of race and ethnicity. This brings immigration as the most-discussed issue in that year. (See the below for details)
In the same year, a book by Steven Malanga, Heather Mac Donald, and Victor Davis Hanson titled "The Immigration Solution: A Better Plan Than Today's" was published.
Other research centers working on Immigration at the national level include:
FAIR / Federation of American Immigration Reform
Pew Hispanic Center
The American Immigration Law Foundation - Immigration Policy Center
The Center for Research on Immigration Policy
Immigration History Research Center
Center for Comparative Immigration Studies
Annex 1 - MI Forums 2007
MI Forums on Immigration, 2007
November 8, 2007 | New York City
Center for Race & Ethnicity Forum
Topic: Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans And Vagabonds:Mexican Immigration And The Future Of Race In America
Author: Gregory Rodriguez, Columnist, Los Angeles Times
Introductory: John H. McWhorter, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
October 29, 2007 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Book Forum
Topic: The Immigration Solution: A Better Plan Than Today
Co-authors: Heather Mac Donald, John M. Olin Fellow, Manhattan Institute, Contributing Editor, City Journal, Steve Malanga, Senior Fellow, Senior Editor, City Journal, Victor Davis Hanson, Contributing Editor, City Journal
May 15, 2007 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: "You Say Tomato, I Say Tomato": A Right-Left Conversation About Immigrant Integration and Assimilation (A transcription of which has been published in the City Journal)
Keynote: Hon. Henry Cisneros, Chairman, CityView
Panelists: Philip Kasinitz, Professor of Sociology, Graduate Center and Hunter College, City University of New York, Noah Pickus, Director, Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University, Margie McHugh, Co-Director, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, John Fonte, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for American Common Culture, Hudson Institute
January 9, 2007 | New York City
Center for Race and Ethnicity Forum
Topic: Book One Nation, One Standard: An Ex-Liberal on How Hispanics Can Succeed Just Like Other Immigrant Groups Sentinel Publishing
Host: Herman Badillo, Senior Fellow Manhattan Institute
Introduction by: Edward Koch Partner, Bryan Cave
MI City Journal Publications - (1997-2008) on Immigration
The Rainbow Coalition Evaporates
Steven Malanga, Winter 2008
The Resilient Society
Rudolph W. Giuliani, Winter 2008
Hispanic Voting Myths
Steven Malanga, Autumn 2007
The Immigration Solution: A Better Plan Than Today's
Steven Malanga, Heather Mac Donald, Victor Davis Hanson, November 2007
Do Immigrants Still Nourish Cities?
Steven Malanga, Summer 2007
Mexifornia, Five Years Later
Victor Davis Hanson, Winter 2007
The Right Immigration Policy
Steven Malanga, Autumn 2006
Hispanic Family Values?
Heather Mac Donald, Autumn 2006
Seeing Today's Immigrants Straight
Heather Mac Donald, Summer 2006
How Unskilled Immigrants Hurt Our Economy
Steven Malanga, Summer 2006
What Would Mexico Do with Protesting Illegals?
Heather Mac Donald, 10 April 2006
France vs. France
Stefan Kanfer, Winter 2006
Less Liberté Means Less Egalité
Theodore Dalrymple, Winter 2006
If the Problem Is Muslim Terror, Then What?
Victor Davis Hanson, Autumn 2005
Mexico's Undiplomatic Diplomats
Heather Mac Donald, Autumn 2005
Testimony of Tamar Jacoby before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Tamar Jacoby, July 26, 2005
Immigration and the Alien Gang Epidemic: Problems and Solutions
Heather Mac Donald, April 13, 2005
Homeland Security? Not Yet
Heather Mac Donald, Autumn 2004
Multiculturalism Starts Losing Its Luster
Theodore Dalrymple, Summer 2004
The Immigrant Gang Plague
Heather Mac Donald, Summer 2004
The Illegal-Alien Crime Wave
Heather Mac Donald, Winter 2004
Steven Malanga, Summer 2002
Do We Want Mexifornia?
Victor Davis Hanson, Spring 2002
It's Time to Plug Our Leaky Borders
Mark Krikorian, Autumn 2001
The Dumbest Immigration Policy
Theodore Dalrymple, Winter 2001
Doing Better Than We Thought
Kay S. Hymowitz, Summer 2000
Choosing To Fail
Theodore Dalrymple, Winter 2000
Bombay on the Hudson
Jonathan Foreman, Summer 1997
The Immigrant Burden?
Stephen Moore, Spring 1997
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