Migration Policy Institute

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Migration Policy Institute
Abbreviation MPI
Formation 2001
Founders Kathleen Newland and Demetrios G. Papademetriou
Type Think tank
Headquarters Washington, D.C.
Andrew Selee
Director of National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy
Margie McHugh
President of MPI Europe
Demetrios G. Papademetriou
Parent organization
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Website www.migrationpolicy.org

The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) is a Washington, D.C.-based think tank established in 2001 by Kathleen Newland and Demetrios G. Papademetriou.


Migration Policy İnstitution was established by Demetrios G. Papademetriou and Kathleen Newland in 2001. Migration Policy Institute launched MPI Europe in 2011 in Brussels.[1]

MPI organizes annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference in cooperation with Georgetown University Law Center and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc.[2]

MPI’s research is mainly conducted on 4 issues:[1]

  • Migration Management;
  • Refugee Protection and International Humanitarian Response;
  • North American Borders and Migration Agenda;
  • Immigrant Settlement and Integration


Andrew Selee is the President of MPI.[3]


  1. ^ a b "MPI - Mission". migrationpolicy.org. 2013-05-24. Archived from the original on 2018-06-29. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  2. ^ THE MIGRATION POLICY INSTITUTE: A Unique Crossroads for Global Research and Policy Development - A Decade of Accomplishments (pdf) https://www.migrationpolicy.org/about/mission
  3. ^ "Experts & Staff". migrationpolicy.org. 2013-05-21. Archived from the original on 2018-06-29. Retrieved 2018-06-29.

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