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Una conversación con el migrante, activista y artista Douglas Oviedo sobre su recién publicado drama testimonial Caravaneros

November 10, 2020

Humanizing Deportation presenta una conversación con el migrante, activista y artista Douglas Oviedo sobre su recién publicado drama testimonial Caravaneros, con Debra Castillo (Cornell University) y Julia Medina (University of San Diego), moderada por Robert McKee Irwin (University of California, Davis) y Sarah Ashford Hart (University of California, Davis) el lunes, 30 de Noviembre, a las 2:00pm (hora de California) en Zoom (asistencia abierta por conexión directa: no hay que reservar): https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/99300

The Economics of Migration Seminar Series

May 31, 2020

The Economics of Migration seminar series features regular presentations on the latest research in migration economics by prominent researchers and Ph.D candidates, all from a variety of institutions. 

The Global Migration Center is proud to be sponsoring The Economics of Migration seminar series as a joint venture with CERDI, PSE, LISER, the University of Luxembourg, Universidad Carlos III, CEPII, the IC Migrations, and the Development Research Group of the World Bank. 

Policy Briefs and Reports:"COVID-19 and Migrant Vulnerability in Tijuana: A Looming Crisis"

April 20, 2020

The first in our new series, "Policy Briefs and Reports" focuses on the work of GMC affiliate Robert Irwin and Juan Antonio Del Monte from El Colegio de la Frontera Norte on the impact of COVID-19 on immigrants in Tijuana. Specifically, the public health risks of limited health and medical supplies among migrants in Tijuana, with the potential for an especially devastating impact.

Read here.

New Series: "Policy Briefs and Reports"

April 20, 2020

We are excited to announce our new series, "Policy Briefs and Reports". This series is focused on informing policy-makers with key facts and evidence from a variety of disciplines. Each piece is authored by academics affiliated with the Global Migration Center. There is a specific focus on immigration into the United States and California, but there will also be pieces relative to immigrants in other countries as well. 

Access the main page here.

UC Davis IMPACT Program Invests in the Launch of the Global Migration Center

September 12, 2019
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.

Kevin R. Johnson's Article "Why the Supreme Court asked for an Explanation of the 2020 Census Citizenship Question" Published on The Conversation

June 28, 2019
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.