It is with much excitement that we announce the upcoming launch of the new Global Migration Center! Our proposal was selected to be one of four new IMPACT Centers on campus. The newly established IMPACT (Inter & Multidisciplinary Program to Accelerate Convergence & Translation) program was designed by the Office of Research to help support the “launch and operations of multidisciplinary centers with innovative research in topical areas expected to remain vibrant for 10 years or more.” We commend this initiative to bring to UC Davis visionary ideas to tackle important and pressing societal challenges.
Though the economic consequences of climate change will be felt across the globe, not all populations will be affected equally. This column examines the impact of rising temperatures on migrant communities.
Professor Kevin R. Johnson's article was recently published on The Conversation. Immediately before the Supreme Court’s summer recess each year, it releases decisions in some of its most challenging and significant cases. On June 27, the Supreme Court decided Department of Commerce v. New York, a case exploring legal issues surrounding the addition of the question, “Is this person a citizen of the United States?,” on the 2020 census.
Professor Kevin R. Johnson's article was recently published on The Conversation. What are the basic rules that determine how immigrant children are treated in U.S. immigration detention? The Trump administration’s detention of migrant children in poor conditions along the U.S./Mexico border has repeatedly raised this question.
The workshop aims to discuss the consequences of both labor shortages and immigration policies in Californian agriculture and the tech industry. PhD student of Sociology Robin Savinar will be a speaker.