Working Papers

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Working Paper # Title Author(s)
190 Re-imagining the Nation in a World of Migration: Legitimacy, Political Claims-making and Membership in Comparative Perspective

Irene Bloemraad

Associate Professor of Sociology & Thomas Garden Barnes Chair of Canadian Studies

189 Dimensions of the New Diaspora: African Immigrant Communities & Organizations in New York, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta 

Amaha Kassa

Founder & Executive Director, African Communities Together (ACT)

188 Open doors (for almost all): visa policies and ethnic selectivity in Ecuador 

Luisa Feline Freier
London School of Economics (LSE)

187 Contagious Disease, Epidemics, National Security, and U.S. Immigration: Historical Policy Responses

Robbie Totten
Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies

Doctoral candidate, UCLA

186 Beyond Assimilation: The Second Generation in France (Powerpoint)

Patrick Simon
Director of Research
Unit “International Migration and Minorities”

185 From Sheriff’s Deputies to Immigration Officers: Screening Immigrant Status in a Tennessee Jail

Amada Armenta
Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies

184 Managing Labour Migration in Europe: Ideas, Knowledge, and Policy Change

Alex Balch
Department of Politics, University of Sheffield

183 Immigrant Retirement Prospects; From Bad to Worse?

Derek Hum and Wayne Simpson
Department of Economics, University of Manitoba

182 Central American Migration to Mexico and the United States: the Influence of Gender on Destinations and Destinies

Carmen Fernández Casanueva
Research Fellow, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (Mexico)
Guest Scholar, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies

181 Estimates of the Cyclical Inflow of Undocumented Migrants to the United States

Scott Borger
Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, UC San Diego

180 The Declining Use of the Mixtec Language Among Oaxacan Migrants and Stay-at-Homes: The Persistence of Memory, Discrimination, and Social Hierarchies of Power

Elizabeth Perry
University of California, San Diego

179 Living Islam in Non-Muslim Spaces: How Religiosity of Muslim Immigrant Women Affect Their Cultural and Civic Integration in Western Host Societies Saba Senses Ozyurt, University of California, Irvine
178 Anti-immigrant Sentiment and Welfare State Regimes in Europe Xavier Escandell, University of Northern Iowa
Alin M. Ceobanu, University of Florida
177 Globalización, inmigración y género: Vivencias laborales y de género de mexicanos en EE.UU. y Marroquíes en España Kathryn Kopinak
University of Western Ontario (Canada)
Rosa M. Soriano Miras
Universidad de Granada (Spain)
176 Trapped at the Bottom: Racialized and Gendered Labor Queues in New Immigrant Destinations Laura López-Sanders
175 The Role of Ethnic Politics in U.S. Immigration and Refugee Policy: the Case of Soviet Jewry Fred A. Lazin
174 Stability in a New Destination: Mexican Immigrants in Clark County, Ohio David Keyes
173 Rescaling the “Alien,” Rescaling Personhood: Neoliberalism, Immigration, and the State Monica W. Varsanyi
172 Diminished or Revitalized Tradition of Return? Transnational Migration in Bolivia’s Valle Alto Richard Jones
171 Integration and Differential Fertility in Latin American Women in Spain and the United States Xiana Bueno García
170 Reforming the Management of Migration Flows from Latin America to the United States Wayne Cornelius


The Imagined Return: Hope and Imagination among International Migrants from Rural Mexico Javier Serran
Assessing the Role of Pre-School Program Design in the Successful Integration of Immigrant Children in Greece Daphne Halkias
Michael Fakinos
Nicholas HarkiZlakis
Peggy Pelonis
Vicky Katsioloudes


Mexican Policy and Mexico – U.S. Migration Agustín Escobar Latapí


The Importance of Brain Return in the Brain Drain- Brain Gain Debate Karin Mayr
Giovanni Peri


Immigration Policing Through the Backdoor: City Ordinances, The “Right to the City,” and the Exclusion of Undocumented Day Laborers Monica W. Varsanyi


Institutionalized Networks: The Role of Transportation Workers in West African Mobility Tim Mechlinski


The interrelationship between fertility, family maintenance, and Mexico-U.S. migration David P. Lindstrom
Silvia Giorguli-Saucedo


Agenda Setting, Public Opinion, and the Issue of Immigration Reform Johanna Dunaway
Marisa A. Abrajano
Regina P. Branton


Globalization and its Impact on Migration in Agricultural Communities in Mexico José Martínez


Integrating Immigrants: Morality and Loyalty in U. S. Naturalization Practice Susan Gordon


Differences in Productivity or Discrimination? Latin American and Caribbean Immigrants in the US Labor Market Maritza Caicedo Riazcos


Institutionalizing Precarious Immigration Status in Canada Luin Goldring
Carolina Berinstein
Judith Bernhard


National Security and Immigration in the United States after 9/11 Chris Rudolph


Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Mexican Immigration: The Mexican-American Perspective Tomas R. Jiménez


Characteristics and Business Profiles of Immigrant-Owned Small Firms: The Case of Albanian Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Greece Daphne Halkias


The Effect of Political Unrest on Migration Decisions: New Evidence and Preliminary Findings from Oaxaca, Mexico Jeffrey H. Cohen


Mexican Immigrant Integration in the U.S. Southeast: Institutional Approaches to Immigrant Integration in Owensboro, Kentucky Meredith Glenn Cabell


Don’t Hassle Me, I’m Local: The Integration of Latin American Settlers in the Delmarva Peninsula Alison Smith Gaffney


Internalizing Immigration Policy within the Nation-State:The Local Initiative of Aguaviva, Spain Angela S. García


The Transit State: A Comparative Analysis of Mexican and Moroccan Immigration Policies Ann Kimball


English Proficiency and Social Assimilation Among Immigrants: An Instrumental-Variables Approach Hoyt Bleakley


The Mexican Government and Organised Mexican Immigrants in the United States: A Historical Analysis of Political Transnationalism, 1848-2005 Gustavo Cano and Alexandra Delano


From Newcomers to Americans: An Integration Policy for a Nation of Immigrants Tomás R. Jiménez


State, Citizenship, and Diaspora: The Cases of Jordan and Lebanon Laurie A. Brand


From national inclusion to economic exclusion: ethnit Hungarian labour migration to Hungary Jon E. Fox


The Transformation of Ethnic Neighborhoods into Places of Leisure and Consumption Jan Rath


Illegal Migration from Mexico to the United States Gordon H. Hanson


Regularization Programs for Undocumented Migrants Sebastian Sunderhaus


Language Politics and Policies in the United States: Implications for the Imigrant Debate April Linton
University of California, San Diego


Rising Tensions Between National and Local Immigration and Citizenship Policy: Matrículas Consulares, Local Membership and Documenting the Undocumented Monica W. Varsanyi
School of Justice and Social Inquiry
Arizona State University


Fortress Russia – An overview of the 2005 Russian Federation Survey on Immigration Attitudes and Ethnic Relations Professor Mikhail A. Alexseev
San Diego State University


Death and the Modern State: Making Borders and Sovereignty at the Southern Edges of Europe Maurizio Albahari
Department of Anthropology
University of California at Irvine


Economic Crisis and the Incorporation of New Migrant Sending Areas in Mexico: The Case of Zapotitlán Salinas, Puebla Alison Elizabeth Lee
Center for U.S. – Mexican Studies
Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Death and the Moral State Maurizio Albahari
Department of Anthropology, University of California at Irvine


Ethnosizing Immigrants Amelie Constant
IZA, Bonn, and Georgetown University
Liliya Gataullina
IZA and University of Bonn
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Bonn University, IZA, Bonn, and DIW-Berlin


Burden-Sharing: The International Politics of Refugee Protection Eiko R. Thielemann
London School of Economics


Voces de mujeres desde la inmigración: Una comparativa entre el asentamiento de marroquíes en España y mexicanas en EE.UU. Rosa M. Soriano Miras
Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


US Immigration Reform: Can the System Be Repaired? Marc Rosenblum
Migration Policy Institute


The Effect of Illegal Immigration and Border Enforcement on Crime Rates along the U.S. – Mexico Border Pia M. Orrenius and Roberto Coronado
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas


Immigrant Replenishment and the Continuing Significance of Ethnicity and Race: The Case of the Mexican-origin Population Tomas R. Jimenez
UC San Diego


Why Does Immigration Divide America?: Public Finance and Political Opposition to Open Borders Gordon Hanson
UC San Diego and National Bureau of Economic Research


Immigrants and Health Agency: Public Safety, Health, and Latino Immigrants in North Carolina Robert Donnelly


Demographics Slump vs. Immigration Policy: The Case of the Czech Republic Milos Calda
Institute of International Studies, Charles University, Czech Republic


Knocking at the Doors of “Fortress Europe”: Migration and Border Control in Southern Spain and Eastern Poland Stefan Alscher
Humboldt University


On Learning English: The Importance of School Context, Immigrant Communities, and the Racial Symbolism of the English Language in Understanding the Challenge for Immigrant Adolescents Carmina Brittain
Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Mexican Migration to the United States: A Long Twentieth Century of Coyotaje David Spener
Trinity University


State and Emigration: A Century of Emigration Policy in Mexico David FitzGerald
UC San Diego


Borderlands and the Claims of Justice Yvonne Aimé Gastélum
Harvard University


Uniting Two Cultures: Latino Immigrants in the Wisconsin Dairy Industry Brent Eric Valentine


The Relationship Between Employment in Maquiladora Industries in Mexico and Labor Migration to the United States Kathryn Kopinak
King’s University College, University of Western Ontario


De Paisano a Paisano: Mexican Immigrant Students and their Transnational Perceptions of U.S. Schools Carmina Brittain
Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Strategies for Survival: Migration and Fair Trade-Organic Coffee Production in Oaxaca, Mexico Jessa Lewis
UC San Diego


Determinants of Naturalization: The Role of Dual Citizenship Laws Francesca Mazzolari
UC San Diego


“Domestic Slavery” versus “Workers Rights”: Political Mobilizations of Migrant Domestic Workers in the European Union Helen Schwenken,University of Kassel, Germany


Faithfully Providing Refuge: The Role of Religious Organizations in Refugee Assistance and Advocacy Stephanie J. Nawyn
UC San Diego


Domestic Insecurities: Female Migration from the Philippines, Development and National Subject-Status Robyn M. Rodriguez
UC Berkeley


Mexican Immigrant Political and Economic Incorporation Frank D. Bean, Susan K. Brown, and
Ruben Rumbaut


Does Policy Matter? On Governments’ Attempts to Control Unwanted Migration Eiko Thielemann
London School of Economics


Language Assimilation Today: Bilingualism Persists More Than in the Past, But English Still Dominates Richard Alba, Lewis Mumford
Center for Comparative Urban and Regional Research, University at Albany


Development of National Migration Regimes: Japan in Comparative Perspective Katherine Tegtmeyer Pak
St. Olaf College


Cambios en la Inmigración a Resultas de la Política Restrictiva del Gobierno Español Antonio Izquierdo
Visiting Research Fellow, CCIS
Professor of Sociology, University of A Coruña, Spain


Immigrants and Their Schooling James P. Smith, RAND


Media Images, Immigrant Reality: Ethnic Prejudice and Tradition in Japanese Media Representations of Japanese-Brazilian Return Migrants Takeyuki Tsuda
University of California, San Diego


Learning in Two Languages: Spanish-English Immersion in U.S. Public Schools April Linton
Princeton University
UC San Diego


Immigration and Politics Wayne A. Cornelius
UC San Diego
Marc R. Rosenblum
University of New Orleans


What Holds Back the Second Generation? The Intergenerational Transmission of Language Human Capital Among Immigrants
Hoyt Bleakley
UC San Diego
Aimee Chin
University of Houston


Organizing Immigrant Communities in American Cities: Is this Transnationalism, or What? Gustavo Cano
UC San Diego
Guest Scholar, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Remittance Outcomes in Rural Oaxaca, Mexico: Challenges, Options, and Opportunities for Migrant Households Jeffrey H. Cohen and Leila Rodriguez, Pennsylvania State University


From National Inclusion to European Exclusion: State, Nation and Europe in Ethnic Hungarian Migration to Hungary Jon E. Fox, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Gender(ed) Migrations: Shifting Gender Subjectivities in a Transnational Mexican Community Deborah A. Boehm, Guest Scholar, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies and Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies


Tendencias recientes de las remesas de los migrantes mexicanos en Estados Unidos Fernando Lozano Ascencio, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Making the Queue: Latino Day Laborers in New York’s Street Corner Labor Markets Carolyn Pinedo Turnovsky, Joint Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies and Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies


On Deconstructing Immigrant Generations:Cohorts and the Cuban émigré experience Susan Eckstein, Boston University


The Impact of Political Engagement on Social and Political Tolerance toward Immigrants in Southern Europe Xavier Escandell, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Foundations of U.S. Immigration Control Policy: A study of information transmission to Mexican migrants and the role of information as a deterrent at the border Adam Sherry, UC San Diego


Chinese Globalization and Migration to Europe Frank Pieke, University of Oxford


Self Selection among Undocumented Immigrants from Mexico Pia Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas


Controlling ‘Unwanted’ Immigration: Lessons from the United States, 1993-2004 Wayne A. Cornelius, UC San Diego


Our Place in Someone Else’s House: Korean Americans and gendered identity in global/local context Nadia Kim, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


The Temporary Mexican Migrant Labor Program in Canadian Agriculture Gustavo Verduzco Igartúa, Centro de Estudios Sociológicos, El Colegio de México


Latino Independents and Identity Formation Under Uncertainty Zoltan Hajnal, UC San Diego


Population Politics: Benjamin Franklin and the peopling of North America Alan Houston, UC San Diego


Language Skills and Earnings: Evidence from childhood Immigrants Hoyt Bleakley, UC San Diego


¿”Estado de Oro” o “Jaula de Oro”? Undocumented Mexican Immigrant Workers, the Driver’s License, and Subnational Illegalization in California Hinda Seif, UC Institute for Labor and Employment


The Dynamics of Repeat Migration: A Markov Chain Analysis Amelie Constant, University of Pennsylvania and IZA, and Klaus Zimmerman, Bonn University, IZA and DIW Berlin


The Relationship between Legal Status, Rights and the Social Integration of the Immigrants Francisco J. Durán Ruiz, Universidad de Granada


Constructing the Criminal Alien: A Historical Framework for Analyzing Border Vigilantes at the Turn of the 21st Century Kelly Lytle, UC San Diego


On Vigilantism: a Model Robin Hoover, Humane Borders


Is Spanish Here to Stay? Contexts for bilingualism among U.S.-born Hispanics, 1990-2000 April Linton, Princeton University


Non citizens, Voice, and Identity: the Politics of Citizenship in Japan’s Korean Community Erin Aeran Chung, Harvard University


Mexico-U.S. Migration and Labor Unions: Obstacles to Building Cross-Border Solidarity Julie Watts, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Mobilizing in the Barrio: Conflicting Identities and the Language of Politics Emmanuelle Le Texier, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris – Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI), Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, and Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies


A Tale of Two Borders: The U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada Lines After 9-11 Peter Andreas, Brown University


Crossing Borders in the School Yard: The Formation of Transnational Social Spaces among Chinese and Mexican Immigrant Students Carmina Brittain, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Identity Projects at Home and Labor from Abroad: The Market for Foreign Domestic Workers in Southern California and Santiago, Chile Kristen Hill Maher, San Diego State University and Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Lessons from a Protracted Refugee Situation Nathaniel H. Goetz, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Managing Migration for Economic Growth: Germany and the United States in Comparative Perspective Philip Martin, Hans Dietrich von Loeffelholz and Thomas Straubhaar, The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies


Human Rights and Citizenship: The Case of Mexican Migrants in Canada Tanya Basok, University of Windsor


Eurostars and Eurocities: Towards a Sociology of Free Moving Professionals in Western Europe Adrian Favell, University of California, Los Angeles


Prostitutes and Picture Brides: Chinese and Japanese Immigration, Settlement, and American Nation-Building, 1870-1920 Catherine Lee, University of California, Los Angeles and Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


The State and Racialization: The Case of Koreans in Japan Kazuko Suzuki, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


No Solutions in Sight: the Problem of Protracted Refugee Situations in Africa Jeff Crisp, Head, Evaluation and Policy Analysis Unit UNHCR, Geneva


War in Iraq: An Impending Refugee Crisis? Uncertain Risks, Inadequate Preparation and Coordination Gil Loescher, The International Institute for Strategic Studies, London


Refugees and the Red Cross: An Underdeveloped Dimension of Protection David P. Forsythe, University of Nebraska, Lincoln


Refugee or Internally Displaced Person? To Where Should One Flee? Will H. Moore and Stephen M. Shellman, The Florida State University


Mexican Immigrant Communities in the South and Social Capital: The Case of Dalton, Georgia Rubén Hernández-León, UC Los Angeles and Víctor Zúñiga, Universidad de Monterrey


Ethnic Entrepreneurship: Ethnicity and the Economy in Enterprise Zulema Valdez, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies and The Center for US-Mexican Studies


The Effect of Institutional Arrangements and Operations on Judicial Behavior in American Immigration Law — 1883-1893 and 1990-2000 Anna O. Law, University of Texas, Austin, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Multilateral Cooperation, Integration and Regimes: The Case of International Labor Mobility Eytan Meyers, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Let’s Talk: Dialogue Across Disciplines on Immigration and Integration Issues Harlan Koff, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


International Migration, Self-Selection, and the Distribution of Wages: Evidence from Mexico and the United States Daniel Chiquiar, UC San Diego and Gordon H. Hanson, UC San Diego and National Bureau of Economic Research


Rethinking the ‘Local’ and ‘Transnational’: Cross-Border Politics and Hometown Networks in an Immigrant Union David FitzGerald, University of California, Los Angeles


Spain as a Recent Country of Immigration: How Immigration Became a Symbolic, Political, and Cultural Problem in the “New Spain” Belén Agrela, University of Granada, Spain, Visiting Research Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Temporary Foreign Worker Programmes: Policies, Adverse Consequences, and the Need to Make Them Work Martin Ruhs, University of Cambridge, UK, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


The Dawn of a New Generation: The Historical Evolution of Inter-Generational Conflict and Cooperation in Korean American Organizational Politics Angie Y. Chung, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Beyond the Policy of No Policy: Emigration from Mexico and Central America Marc Rosenblum, University of New Orleans


Citizenship Solidarity and Rights Individualism: On the Decline of National Citizenship in the U.S., Germany, and Israel David Abraham, University of Miami


States and Their Expatriates: Explaining the Development of Tunisian and Moroccan Emigration-Related Institutions Laurie A. Brand, University of Southern California


Charting a Civic Border: Immigration and Naturalization in San Diego Robert H. McLaughlin, University of Chicago, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Labor Market Incorporation of Immigrants in Japan and the United States: A Comparative Analysis Takeyuki Tsuda and Wayne A. Cornelius, University of California, San Diego


Gender and Migration: An Integrative Approach Nana Oishi, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Redefining the Boundaries of Belonging: Thoughts on Transnational Religious and Political Life Peggy Levitt, Wellesley College


The “Brain Gain” Hypothesis: Third World Elites in Industrialized Countries and Socioeconomic Development in their Home Country Uwe Hunger, University of Muenster, Germany, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


“Them” or “Us”?: Assessing Responsibility for Undocumented Migrationfrom Mexico Fred Krissman, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Ethnic-Priority Immigration in Israel and Germany: Resilience Versus Demise Christian Joppke, European University Institute (Italy) and Zeev Roshenhek, Hebrew University (Israel)


Political Economy, Sectoral Shocks, and Border Enforcement Gordon H. Hanson, University of California, San Diego & NBER and Antonio Spilimbergo, International Monetary Fund


Migration Merchants: Human Smuggling from Ecuador and China David Kyle, University of California, Davis and Zai Liang, Queens College – CUNY


Global Products, Embedded Contexts: The Interpretation of Consumption Practices Among Palestinian Migrants in Amman E. Anne Beal, University of Chicago


Immigration, Economic Insecurity, and the “Ambivalent” American Public Alan Kessler, University of Texas, Austin, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Safe Haven: International Norms, Strategic Interests, and U.S. Refugee Policy Idean Salehyan, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Mexican Immigrant Women’s Narratives of Language Experience: Defendiéndose in Southern California May Relaño Pastor, Universidad de Granada (Spain), Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


When Institutional Boundaries Meet New Political Ideas: Courts, Congress and U.S. Immigration Policy Reform Valerie F. Hunt, University of Washington, Visiting Fellow, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies


Farm Labor in California: Then and Now Philip Martin, University of California, Davis


Globalization, the State, and the Creation of Flexible Indigenous Workers: Mixtec Farmworkers in Oregon Lynn Stephen, University of Oregon


Frontier Hybridization or Culture Clash?: Trans-national Migrant Communities and Sub-national Identity Politics in Andalusia, Spain Gunther Dietz, University of Granada (Spain), Visiting Scholar, Center for Comparative Immigration StudiesJournal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 30, Nº 6, pp. 1087-1112 (2004)


Ciudadanías Excluidas: Indígenas y Migrantes en México Alejandra Castañeda and Emiko Saldívar, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego


Immigration Policy, Assimilation of Immigrants, and Natives’ Sentiments Towards Immigrants: Evidence from 12 OECD Countries Thomas K. Bauer, Magnus Lofstrom and Klaus F. Zimmermann, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn


From the Barrio to the ‘Burbs: Immigration and Urban Sprawl in Southern California Enrico A. Marcelli, University of Massachusetts, Boston


Does Border Enforcement Protect U.S. Workers From Illegal Immigration? Gordon Hanson, University of Michigan and National Bureau of Economic Research, Raymond Robertson, Macalester College and Antonio Spilimbergo, International Monetary Fund


Towards Local Citizenship: Japanese Cities Respond to International Migration Katherine Tegtmeyer Pak, New College of the University of South Florida


Immigration Policies and their Impact: The Case of New Zealand and Australia Rainer Winkelmann, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn


Politics, Race and Absorption: Israeli Housing and Education Policies for Ethiopian Jewish Immigrants, 1984-1992 Fred A. Lazin, Ben Gurion University of the Negev


Death at the Border: The Efficacy and “Unintended” Consequences of U.S. Immigration Control Policy 1993-2000 Wayne A. Cornelius, University of California, San Diego


Demobilizing the Revolution: Migration, Repatriation and Colonization in Mexico, 1911-1940 Casey Walsh, New School University


Networks and Religious Communities Among Salvadoran Immigrants in San Francisco, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. Cecilia Menjivar, Arizona State University


A Singular International Area: Borders and Cultures in the Societies of the Strait of Gibraltar Francisco Oda-Angel, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid


Working on the Margins: Immigrant Day Labor Characteristics and Prospects for Employment Abel Valenzuela, Jr., University of California, Los Angeles


The Benefits of Being Minority:The Ethnic Status of the Japanese-Brazilians in Brazil Takeyuki Tsuda, University of California, San Diego


The Migration of High-Skilled Workers from Canada to the United States:Empirical Evidence and Economic Reasons Mahmood Iqbal, The Conference Board of Canada


The Emigration of High-Skilled Indian Workers to the United States: Flexible Citizenship and India’s Information Economy Paula Chakravartty, University of California, San Diego


Rethinking Migration: High-Skilled Labor Flows from India to the United States A. Aneesh, Rutgers University


Cleaning the Buildings of High Tech Companies in Silicon Valley: The Case of Mexican Janitors in Sonix Christián Zlolniski, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte


Migrants of the Information Age: Indian and Mexican Engineers and Regional Development in Silicon Valley Rafael G. Alarcón, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte


Silicon Valley’s New Immigrant Entrepreneurs AnnaLee Saxenian, University of California, Santa Cruz


Matching Workers to Work: The Case of Asian Immigrant Engineers in Canada Monica Boyd, Florida State University


Self-Employment and Earnings among High-Skilled Immigrants in the United States Magnus Lofstrom, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn


H-1B Temporary Workers: Estimating the Population B. Lindsay Lowell, Georgetown University


The H-1B Visa Debate in Historical Perspective: The Evolution of U.S. Policy Toward Foreign-Born Workers Margaret L. Usdansky and Thomas J. Espenshade, Princeton University


US Relations with Mexico and Central America, 1977-1999 Marc Rosenblum, University of California, San Diego


Economic Restructuring, Immigration and the New Labor Movement: Latina/o Janitors in Los Angeles Cynthia Cranford, University of Southern California


Negotiating National Identity: Middle Eastern and Asian Immigrants and the Struggle for Ethnicity in Brazil Jeffrey Lesser, University of Connecticut


Economic Restructuring and Racialization: Incorporation of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans in the Rural Midwest Nancy Naples, University of California, Irvine


Gender Differences in Support for Radical Right, Anti-Immigrant Political Parties Terri Givens, University of Washington


The Unconventional Immigration Policy Preferences of Labor Unions in Spain, Italy, and France Julie Watts, European Union Center of California, Scripps College


Undocumented Migration in the USA and Germany Holk Stobbe, University of Göttingen, Germany; CCIS visiting scholar


The Role of the State in Influencing African Labour Outcomes in Spain and Portugal Cristóbal Mendoza, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte


African Immigrant Workers in Spanish Agriculture Keith Hoggart, Kings College, LondonCristóbal Mendoza, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Sociologia Ruralis, 39 (4), 1999, 538-562


Social, Spatial, and Skill Mismatch Among Immigrants and Native-Born Workers in Los Angeles Manuel Pastor, University of California, Santa Cruz, andEnrico Marcelli, Research Fellow, Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies, UCLA