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The Center for Comparative Immigration Studies was established in March 1999 under the leadership of Dr. Wayne Cornelius. Initially, CCIS operated as a program under the auspices of UCSD’s Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies. Dr. Cornelius is an internationally renowned scholar of migration scholar Mexican politics. Cornelius is also a Past President of the Latin American Studies Association. Cornelius has also been a Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (Bonn, Germany), and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (New York).