What’s Happening at CCIS
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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CCIS Director Emeritus Wayne Cornelius discusses the Mexican-American population in Palm Springs in The Desert Sun: “Job scarcity may have hindered Mexican-Americans’ migration to Palm Springs” and “Mexican-Americans, Palm Springs’ largest minority, have curiously brief recorded history”.Read Full Post
CCIS associate director David FitzGerald comments on Santa Ana Businessman José “Lupe” Gόmez de Lara’s big idea that got the Mexican government to help spruce up immigrants’ hometowns and got him into politics back home.
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Four Generations of Nortenõs: New Research from the Cradle of Mexican Migration and Migration from the Mexican Mixteca: A Transnational Community in Oaxaca and California are reviewed in Judith Adler Hellman’s essay Migration in the Americas.
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Beyond la Frontera: The History of Mexico-U.S. Migration examines the transnational and historical impact of migratory trends as they developed in Mexico and the U.S. from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. The book features David FitzGerald’s chapter Mexican Migration and the Law.
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