Jessica Brandt

Jessica Brandt is a fellow in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution

People marching across the Brooklyn Bridge in support of immigrants. New York City, New York, 2017.

The Global Compact for Migration Needs to Hear From Cities

In the U.S., more than 90 percent of immigrants live in urban areas; around the world, that proportion is even higher. City leaders should have more of a say in this week’s UN negotiations.

The Refugee Crisis Is a City Crisis

World leaders are negotiating a global compact on refugees. Urban leaders need a seat at that table.