CCIS has organized and hosted 24 research conferences, workshops, and graduate student training institutes. Most of these events have resulted in important publications, including three books published by Stanford University Press. In addition, CCIS has hosted more than 65 briefings for academic and non-academic groups, conducted by the Center’s academic staff.


Ninth Annual UC International Migration Conference
“Immigrant California: Policies and Politics”

March 2, 2018
9am – 4:30pm

 Malamud Room, Institute of the Americas Plaza, UC San Diego

 “California’s Population Dynamics:  Growth, Diversity and Inequality,” Frank D. Bean and Susan K. Brown

 “Historical Patterns in California’s Changing Immigrant Policy, 1850-2017,” Allan Colbern

 “Immigration and California’s Innovation Economy,” Natalie Novick and John Skrentny

 “Assessing English Language Learners in California,” Marisa Abrajano

 “California’s Response to Federal Restrictive Policies Affecting Immigrant Health,” Ninez Ponce

 “Driver’s Licenses and the Racialization of Progressive Immigration Policy in California,” Laura E. Enriquez

 “Immigrant Political Incorporation,” Tom Wong

 “The California-Mexico Connection,” Raul Hinojosa

 “How Californians See Immigration,” Zoltan Hajnal

Please register:  here            Agenda


The California Endowment /CHIS Immigration Workshop

March 3, 2018
10am - 6pm              

Malamud Room, Institute of the Americas Plaza, UC San Diego

Limited seating. To register, please email

Sponsored by CCIS, CIRI and The California Endowment, this gathering will present the rich health and sociodemographic topics collected in CHIS and provide researchers with information on how to access and use CHIS data and aims to highlight how CHIS data may provide for new areas of inquiry and collaborations that continue to explore the impact of immigration status on health.




Conference Date
Ninth Annual UC International Migration Conference "Immigrant California: Policies and Politics March 2, 2018
Fifth Annual University of California Conference on International Migration January 31, 2014
UC-wide Immigration Conference 2013 February 22, 2013
The Politics of Race and Place Workshop February 24, 2012
UC International Migration Conference 2012 February 10, 2012
Ethnicity, Race, & Indigenous Peoples in Latin America & the Caribbean November 3, 2011