Metropolitan Policy Program

Nicole Prchal Svajlenka
Research Analyst, Metropolitan Policy Program

Nicole Prchal Svajlenka is a research analyst at the Metropolitan Policy Program. Her work focuses on issues surrounding demographics, immigration, and the labor market in metropolitan America. Nicole holds an M.A. in geography from The George Washington University and a B.A. in environmental geography from Colgate University.


  • Immigrants Continue to Disperse, with Fastest Growth in Suburbs
  • Part of the Solution: Pre-Baccalaureate Healthcare Workers in a Time of Health System Change
  • DACA Renewals Ramp Up
  • Immigration Facts: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Metro Brazil: An Overview of the Nation's Largest Metropolitan Economies
  • Connecting to Opportunity: Access to Jobs via Transit in the Washington, D.C. Region