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CCIS Research Associate and UCSD Associate Professor Marisa Abrajano was awarded the APSA Best Book on Latino Politics award for her ground-breaking book Campaigning to the New American Electorate.Read Full Post
Director John Skrentny and several people from CCIS team are guest editors for this special issue of American Behavioral Scientist: Is Immigration Necessary? Work, Growth, and the Future in Japan and the United States.
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John D. Skrentny, Micah Gell-Redman,and Jack Jin Gary Lee
Japan, the United States, and the Philosophical Bases of Immigration Policy
Frank D. Bean, Susan K. Brown, James D. Bachmeier, Zoya Gubernskaya, and Christopher D. Smith
Luxury, Necessity, and Anachronistic Workers: Does the United States Need Unskilled Immigrant Labor?
What Role Do Low-Skilled Migrants Play in the Japanese Labor Markets?
High-Skilled Migrants: S&E Workers in the …
CCIS is pleased to announce that data from the Mexican Migration Field Research Program is now available to researchers. If you are interested in working with the data set, please request it from this page.Read Full Post
CCIS Research Associate Zoltan Hajnal’s article on the future of American politics is published in The New York Times.
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Seminar to be held on Tuesday, June 5th in ERC 115 at 12:30 pm
In this research, Professor Nadia Y. Flores-Yeffal uses ethnographic longitudinal data collected in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico as well as the U.S. to introduce the concept of Migration-Trust Networks (MTN) from a transnational perspective. The concept contributes to the existing social capital theories of international migration by defining the particularities that characterize the social networks of migration in which a large number of migrants from Mexico to the U.S. lack legal documentation. She specifies membership requirements to participate in a MTN for those who migrate from …
Seminar to be held on Thursday, May 31st in ERC 115 at 12:30 pm.
Governments adopt a variety of approaches to regulating immigration, and make adjustments to these policies frequently. But currently there exist no comprehensive, cross-nationally comparable data on immigration laws and policies and how they have changed over time. This is a major problem for ongoing research on the determinants and impacts of immigration policies. The project is aimed at addressing this problem by compiling and analyzing comparable data on immigration laws and policies in 26 major recipient countries from 1960 until the present, with annual updates to follow. …
CCIS Director, John Skrentny, comments on China’s rapid growth and its increase level of reverse migration.
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Department of Political Science American Politics and Institution Project presents:
Daniel J. Hopkins
Department of Government
“The Hidden American Immigration Consensus: A Conjoint Analysis of Attitudes Toward Immigrants”
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
12:00pm in SSB 102
Lunch will be provided
CCIS Senior Fellow, Kathy Kopinak, organizes a panel at the LASA 2012 conference in San Francisco (May 23-26) titled “The Impact of Export Processing Employment and Gender on Migration from Mexico to the U.S. and from Morocco to Spain”. Other panel participants are Rosa Maria Soriano (former CCIS fellow, University of Granada), Antonio Trinidad (University of Granada), Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo (University of Southern California), Jenna Hennebry (Wilfred Laurier) and Marlene Solis (COLEF).
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