Humanizing Deportation featured in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia

July 02, 2020

A new publication on the Humanizing Deportation project by Robert Irwin was recently published in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia on Latin American History. The publication focuses on the origins and execution of the project itself: the largest qualitative archive of its kind on the topic of deportation and its effects on migrant communities.

Chunjie Zhang's Paper Released in Cambridge's European Review

April 01, 2020

Global Migration Center Affiliate Chunjie Zhang's paper, "Remembering Colonialism and Encountering Refugees: Decolonization in Jenny Erpenbeck’s Go, Went, Gone" was recently published online in Cambridge University's journal European Review. From the abstract:

Working Paper by Zachariah Rutledge Released

March 27, 2020

A new working paper by GMC Graduate Student Affiliate Zachariah Rutledge has been released. The paper discusses the future of the agricultural labor market in an increasingly digitized world and makes note of migration as a solution to agricultural labor shortages in developed countries. 

Read the paper here:

IZA Discussion Paper Released

March 23, 2020

Global Migration Center affiliates Giovanni Peri, Derek Rury, and Justin C. Wiltshire have released a new IZA discussion paper, The Economic Impact of Migrants from Hurricane Maria.

Caitlin Patler's Paper, "'Citizens but for Papers'..." featured in Social Problems

March 04, 2020
GMC Affiliate Caitlin Patler's paper "'Citizens but for Papers:' Undocumented Youth Organizations, Anti-Deportation Campaigns, and the Reframing of Citizenship" was recognized by Social Problems, a top-rated sociology journal, as a "high impact article". It was also recognized as having been the second most cited article of 2018-2019.

Santiago Perez's Publication "Income Mobility in the Families of Immigrants and US Natives" Recently Featured in NBER Digest

February 01, 2020
Analyzing waves of immigrants to the United States between 1880 and 2015, Ran Abramitzky, Leah Platt Boustan, Elisa Jácome, and Santiago Pérez find that sons of first-generation immigrants have greater upward income mobility rates than sons of US-born parents. This mobility gap is observed throughout more than 100 years of data and does not vary significantly over time, despite extreme changes in the immigrants' countries of origin and in US immigration policies.

Robert Irwin's coedited issue of Tabula Rasa "Global Border Industrial Complexes: Genealogies, Epistemologies, Sexualities", available in its entirety here:

January 07, 2020
Complejos industriales fronterizos globales: genealogías, epistemologías, sexualidades Coeditors: Cristina Jo Pérez, Robert McKee Irwin, John Guzmán Aguilar This portfolio brings together essays focusing on the notion of the Border Industrial Complex from a variety of comparative historical and geographical perspectives that look beyond the most obvious collaborations of the state and private sectors in comparative border securitization, identifying a wide range of elements that contribute to and benefit from systems of border control.