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.

Embracing Our Strengths

Learn more about our two-part, immigrant-designed and immigrant-led project meant to address the needs of undocumented and mixed-status immigrant families through state policy recommendations.

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Who's Working on It

Francisco Miguel Araiza Changing the Game

Francisco Miguel Araiza is the deputy executive director of Next100, a startup think tank for a new generation of policy leaders. He has spent his career leveraging research and data […]

Taif Jany Immigration

Taif Jany is a Policy Entrepreneur at Next100 and 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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