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MPI Commentaries

MPI Commentaries

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Commentaries
December 2021
By  Meghan Benton

The world is once again engaging in a mad scramble to close borders after emergence of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. While the response bears the hallmarks of the initial response to COVID-19 and the Delta variant, with an uncoordinated and single-minded focus on travel restrictions alone, international cooperation and long-term planning are critical to a more equitable and sustainable system of global mobility and pandemic preparedness.

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Commentaries
November 2021
By  Jeanne Batalova and Michael Fix

The number of U.S. adults who could benefit from efforts to boost postsecondary credential attainment is strikingly large. Nearly 96 million working-age adults lack a postsecondary credential, 28 million of them of immigrant origin, MPI estimates. This commentary examines how enabling immigrant-origin adults to attain credentials beyond a high school diploma is vital to both building a skilled workforce and closing equity gaps.

Recent Commentaries

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Commentaries
September 2021
By  Mark Greenberg, Celia Reynolds and Essey Workie
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Commentaries
June 2021
By  Essey Workie, Mark Greenberg and Lillie Hinkle
Commentaries
June 2021
By  Melissa Lazarín and Jazmin Flores Peña
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Commentaries
March 2021
By  Natalia Banulescu-Bogdan and Diego Chaves-González
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Commentaries
February 2021
By  Doris Meissner and Sarah Pierce
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Commentaries
February 2021
By  Jeanne Batalova and Michael Fix
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Commentaries
February 2021
By  Natalia Banulescu-Bogdan and Diego Chaves-González
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Commentaries
December 2020
By  Randy Capps and Michael Fix

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