Donald Kerwin

Donald M. Kerwin, Jr. has directed the Center for Migration Studies of New York since September 2011. He previously worked for the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. between 1992 and 2008, serving as its executive director for 15 years and its interim ED for six months in late 2012 and early 2013. Upon his arrival at CLINIC in 1992, Between 2008 and 2011, Kerwin served as vice president for Programs at the Migration Policy Institute , where he wrote on immigration, labor standards, and refugee policy issues. He has also served as an associate fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center where he co-directed Woodstock’s Theology of Migration Project; a non-resident senior fellow at Migration Policy Institute; a member of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Immigration; a member of the Council on Foreign Relations’ Immigration Task Force; a board member for Jesuit Refugee Services-USA, the Capital Area Immigrant Rights Coalition, and the Border Network for Human Rights; an adviser to the USCCB Committee on Migration; and a member of numerous advisory groups.

The Trump Administration’s Last Best Chance to Slash Legal Migration

The Center for Migration Studies, has analyzed changes in the immigration rules for ‘lawful permanent residents’ and found the potential effect on “intending immigrants” would deny admission and adjustment to large numbers of working class persons who contribute substantially to the US economy, who have US citizen and lawful permanent resident family members

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