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From our unique vantage point on the Pacific coast, only 30 miles from the Mexican border, CCIS maintains a global outlook though a dedicated staff and worldwide network of research associates. Today, the Center’s network of research associates has expanded to over 355 Research Associates based in 25 different countries. The Center also has 35 institutional affiliates, 12 of which are located outside the United States. CCIS academic staff and Fellows appear frequently in the local and national media discourse on immigration issues, and their scholarly work informs immigration policy and practice worldwide.