News Mentions/Interviews

Stacy Fahrenthold appointed co-editor for Mashriq & Mahjar

August 20, 2020

GMC Affiliate Stacy Fahrenthold was recently appointed co-editor of Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East and North African Migration Studies. From the announcement:

Fahrenthold’s research blends migration and borderlands approaches to social history, drawing on informal archives to critique the production of place-based histories...Fahrenthold brings to the journal her wide-ranging and highly-regarded scholarship, editorial experience, and innovative ideas.

Giovanni Peri featured in BBC Mundo

July 13, 2020

GMC Director Giovanni Peri was recently interviewed by BBC Mundo as part of an article discussing the impact of Mexican workers on the U.S. economy. 

Read the article(In Spanish) here.

Giovanni Peri interviewed by Yahoo Finance

April 23, 2020

GMC Director Giovanni Peri was recently interviewed by Yahoo News on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on immigration as well as the implications of President Donald Trump's executive order to curb on green cards. 

Watch the full interview here.

Giovanni Peri featured in The New York Times

April 23, 2020

GMC Director Giovanni Peri was recently featured in The New York Times commenting on Donald Trump's proposed immigration ban, noting that “The idea that immigration threatens American jobs is just not there in any data.”

Read the full article here.

GMC Affiliate Santiago Pérez Interviewed for "La Nación"

April 14, 2020

GMC Affiliate Santiago Pérez was recently interviewed by Argentine newspaper La Nación, discussing his research in immigration and social mobility as well as his insights in Italian immigration into Argentina.

Read the article(in Spanish) here.

Giovanni Peri featured in BBC's Business Daily

March 02, 2020

Global Migration Center director Giovanni Peri was featured today in BBC's Business Daily podcast where he discussed the impact of tighter immigration policies on the U.S. labor market. The content discussed in the podcast relates to last week's Immigration Fact, which noted the net decline of immigration in general and especially among low-skilled individuals in the United States.

Listen to the podcast here.

Robert Irwin and Lizbeth De La Cruz featured in KPBS' Only Here Podcast

February 19, 2020

Humanizing Deportation and the Playas de Tijuana Mural Project, respectively run by Global Migration Center staff member Robert Irwin and Graduate Student Affiliate Lizbeth De La Cruz Santana are both being featured in this week's episode of "Only Here", a podcast run by San Diego's KPBS focusing on stories from the US-Mexican border.

Listen here. 

Giovanni Peri's Research on Immigration and Wages Featured in The Economist

February 13, 2020

In both 2018 and 2019 nominal wages rose by more than 3%, the fastest growth since before the recession a decade ago. Americans at the bottom of the labour market are doing especially well. In the past year the wages of those without a high-school diploma have risen by nearly 10%. Intriguingly, this has come as America has turned considerably less friendly to immigrants, who are assumed by many to steal jobs from natives and lower the wages of less-educated folk. The two phenomena may be connected—but only for a while.