Audrey Singer

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Nonresident Senior Fellow, Centennial Scholar Initiative

Audrey Singer

Audrey Singer is a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Centennial Scholar Initiative. She is also a senior fellow at the Urban Institute’s Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center where she works on demographic change in U.S. metropolitan areas, cities and suburbs, immigration and immigrant integration, and global refugee movements and municipal implications for long-term inclusion.

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  • Opinion | Fortune

    What everyone is missing about the immigration debate

    December 20, 2015

  • In the News

    In the early '90s, these EB-5-funded projects were very practical, like building infrastructure and developing areas around closed military bases... There were a lot of projects like this and there are still some. But when the last recession took hold, developers had to look elsewhere to finance their projects.

    December 11, 2015, Audrey Singer, International Business Times
  • In the News

    [C]ities are places that are about people [and officials focus on how immigrants contribute to their communities; Governors are concerned about] what they see as a threat to their population as a whole and are interested in applying pressure to the Obama administration to help change that.

    November 16, 2015, Audrey Singer, St. Louis Public Radio
  • In the News

    [EB-5] is a small program and makes a lot of noise, in both directions.

    October 31, 2015, Audrey Singer, San Francisco Chronicle
  • In the News

    With that kind of attention [over the regional-center program], it seems like more people are making the case to change the TEA provisions of the [EB-5] program... [On the other hand,] in the past we’ve seen that it’s been easiest to just continue the program as-is.

    October 2, 2015, Audrey Singer, The Atlantic
  • In the News

    Places that have been losing population see refugees as a resource... They often see these groups as a way to add to their population, labor force, and communities in ways that combat the population loss they've had over time.

    July 15, 2015, Audrey Singer, The Atlantic

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