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The review for Migration from the Mexican Mixteca: Transnational Community in Oaxaca and California has appeared in The Journal of Latin American Studies, Volume 43-2011.
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CCIS Associate Director David FitzGerald was interviewed for an article by the Spanish news agency EFE about how border crime affects unauthorized immigration.
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Seminar to be held on Monday, October 10th in ERC 115 at 12:00 pm.
Brazil, like the United States, often defines itself as a “nation of immigrants.” Yet immigration has implications far beyond the direct experiences of newcomers. The idea of immigration, often so different than the concrete reality of arrival, allowed Brazil’s elites (made up of landowners, politicians, intellectuals, and industrialists) to see a future that was different and better than the present one.
More than five million immigrants flowed into Brazil between 1872 and 1972 and the majority originated in Europe, especially Italy. Yet Brazil stands out for the high …
CCIS Director John Skrentny recently explained his research on regional variations in immigration law in an interview for EurAsylum, a UK organization that provides research and technical support services regarding immigration and refugee policy.
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The New York Times cited research from CCIS’s Mexican Migration Field Research Project in its October 3, 2011 article on unauthorized immigration from Mexico to the United States.
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CCIS co-director David FitzGerald was interviewed by Radio Free Europe about the U.S. Diversity Visa Program.Read Full Post
Univisión-San Diego interviewed David FitzGerald for a report on changes in U.S. immigration policy in the ten years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.Read Full Post
Date: September 29, 2011
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: UCSD, Institute of the Americas Complex, Deutz Conference Room
Rene Zenteno is Undersecretary for Population, Migration and Religious Affairs at Secretary of Interior. Prior to joining the Secretary of Interior he served as provost and professor of sociology and demography at El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF). He has been Executive Director of the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at the University of California San Diego. He has received numerous honors and fellowships, including President of Sociedad Mexicana de Demografía and membership in the National Academy of Science of Mexico. He has been a member …
CCIS director John Skrentny comments on the battle regarding California’s college financial aid bill for illegal immigrants.
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The 16th Annual International Metropolis Conference will take place in the Azores Islands, September 12-16, 2011. Kathryn Kopinak (Senior Fellow), Rosa Soriano (former Visiting Fellow), Antonio Trinidad, and Jenna Hennebry will present in a panel titled “Exporting Goods, exporting workers? A comparative study of labour migration and export processing zones in Mexico and Morocco”.
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