CCIS In The News

CCIS works extensively with the media to disseminate its research findings. Research content has been provided for more than 350 print and electronic news reports distributed nationally and internationally. The Center has produced 13 programs on immigration issues for public television. These programs have been broadcast locally, statewide, and nationally by UCSD-TV, UC-TV, and the Dish Network. In addition, CCIS has provided significant amounts of content for programs or segments on immigration policy that were broadcast by CBS “60 Minutes” (two segments, broadcast in 2005 and 2009), PBS “Frontline,” PBS “NewsHour with Jim Lehrer,” Utah Public Television, CNN, NBC Nightly News, ABC Evening News, BBC World Service, and HBO Documentaries, as well as for several independent films on the U.S.-Mexico border.

The most recent stories in which CCIS-affiliated researchers appear are below. The full archive can be found here.


A Dream Deferred: America’s Changing View of Civil Rights (Live Science)
September 01, 2013

CCIS co-director John Skrentny was interviewed for an article on Live Science about the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
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Immigration reform predictions are mathematical and personal (LA Times)
July 30, 2013

Immigration reform predictions are mathematical and personal (LA Times)

CCIS research associate Tom Wong was the feature of a recent LA Times profile. Wong, who is also a UCSD political science professor, is currently blogging about the chances for comprehensive immigration reform in the U.S. Congress.
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Border security faults may be result of poor analysis (Arizona Republic)
July 22, 2013

Arizona-Republic

CCIS Associate Director David FitzGerald was interviewed by the Arizona Repubic about the efficacy of border enforcement measures in stopping those attempting to cross clandestinely.
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