Immigration – Next100


At Next100, we know immigrants and immigration make our country, our communities, and our schools stronger, and help native-born Americans thrive. We are focused on researching, developing, and advocating for humane policies that acknowledge and support the strengths immigrants bring to our country.

The Trump Administration’s Unfounded and Xenophobic Attack on New York

Policymaking should be driven by those with the most at stake in our policy decisions. Next100 is trying to make that happen. With a federal government that’s hostile to immigration, state action strengthening immigrant protections are especially important. New Yorkers should be proud of the actions the state has taken to better care for all its residents—and furious with federal executives for attacking all of us in response.

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Who's Working on It

Taif Jany Immigration

Taif Jany is a rising immigration reform policy expert. Taif’s journey from Iraq to the United States has helped him understand both the challenges of our current immigration system and the strengths immigrants bring to our communities. At Next100, Taif focuses on developing policies to strengthen our economy through immigrant integration and culturally inclusive communities.

Portrait of Rosario Villarreal, she has straight black hair, tortoise shell glasses, and a wide smile.
Rosario Quiroz Villarreal Education & Early Years

Rosario Quiroz Villarreal is an advocate for immigrants and students. Growing up as an undocumented immigrant, Rosario understood that her parents made sacrifices in moving to a new country in order to secure better opportunities for the future. At Next100, Rosario focuses on protecting the rights and access to education of immigrant students, creating more culturally inclusive classrooms, and interrupting the school-to-prison pipeline.

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