March 31, 2020

Today is Census Day! And we just filled out the U.S. Census form online.

From the U.S. Census:"April 1: Census Day is observed nationwide. By this date, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. Once the invitation arrives, you should...

October 26, 2019

The American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), the journal of the American Public Health Association, just announced the 2019 papers and reviewers of the year.

Among over 1,500 reviewers, AJPH named six of us "reviewers of the year." 

From the AJPH November 2019 issu...

April 3, 2019

Next week, I am attending the 2019 Population Association of America (PAA) annual meeting.

I am presenting research with Paul Chung (Ph.D., congratulations!) on enforcement and disabilities:

Laterthat same day, I am also presenting a poster on language segregation,...

April 1, 2019

Today, the Annual Review of Public Health officially published “Policies of Exclusion: Implications for the Health of Immigrants and their Children” (April 1, 2019) by Krista Perreira and me.

In the article, we summarize "pathways of influence" that can shape immigrant...

February 26, 2019

I am teaching a class focused entirely on U.S. immigration enforcement and deportation; its varied histories and contexts, determinants, and consequences across a range of domains below.

While preparing the syllabus, I compiled a list of readings whose volume could not...

January 4, 2019

If you've followed immigration enforcement news and research, you're likely familiar with the so-called 287(g) program – named after a 1996 change in federal law. The program trains state and local law enforcement to enforce immigration laws alongside federal officials...

December 4, 2018

My article -- Deportation Discretion: Tiered Influence, Minority Threat, and “Secure Communities” Deportations -- has just been published by the Policy Studies Journal

​Update: article featured in the following news stories

San José Mercury News Hispanic-majority counti...

August 15, 2018

DemoTrends.Org has just posted my latest blog on language segregation. Here's a quick excerpt:

"A renewed focus on Hispanic settlement by language background is long overdue. The initial evidence presented here suggests that Hispanics who speak no English end up in neig...

June 6, 2018

My sociology dissertation is titled: Paths to Exclusion: Deportations, Housing Instability, and Scams. I analyze current trends in immigration policy across the United States and find:

Deportations are high in places with elevated housing instability and lower claims to...

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