Immigration Reform Seeks Big Audience at Indianapolis 500

“The Indianapolis 500 field features racers from many countries, the race is watched by millions of people worldwide — and this year, it also will be a forum for Americans urging thoughtful immigration policy reform.” Diana Penner (IndyStar, May 22) Read the article here.

How Diversity Makes Us Smarter

“Thinking about difference works our brains by questioning our worldviews, beliefs and institutions.” Gregory Rodriguez (Time, July 11) Read the article here.

More cities are rolling out a welcoming mat

Tucson, a longtime foe of Arizona’s ‘papers, please’ law, is modifying how it enforces SB 1070 to join a national trend that suggests the pendulum is swinging on illegal immigration. Read more.

Indianapolis selected to join Global Cities Initiative New Exchange Network

Today, Indianapolis is joining a new exchange network created by the Global Cities Initiative, a joint project of Brookings and JPMorgan Chase. The Exchange is a network of metropolitan areas committed to establishing actionable plans that will promote greater global trade and economic competitiveness. Read more here.