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Caitlin Patler's Commentary on DACA Featured in Dallas News

May 16, 2019
In a Dallas News article, Assistant Professor of Sociology Caitlin Patler said that DACA’s creation in June 2012 may have allowed recipients to ease up on their fears of deportation and focus on their work and futures

Zachariah Rutledge Interviewed by the Western Farm Press About Farm Labor Issues in California

May 15, 2019
“As a Ph.D. student I had already worked on some immigration issues in my studies, and when this topic surfaced I began looking deeper into the issue and realized that we lacked a lot of good information to properly examine and fully explore the issue,” Rutledge told Western Farm Press in a telephone interview. “I contacted the California Farm Bureau which had conducted a survey in 2017. I felt like we needed to add additional questions to the survey to get a broader picture of the issue, and the CFB agreed to partner with us to conduct the 2019 updated survey.”