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Immigration enforcement: determinants and consequences

Pedroza, Juan M. “Deportation Discretion: Tiered Influence, Minority Threat, and ‘Secure Communities’ Deportations.” Policy Studies Journal 47, no. 3 (2019): 624-646.

Perreira, Krista M., and Juan M. Pedroza. "Policies of Exclusion: Implications for the Health of Immigrants and their Children." Annual Review of Public Health 40 (2019): 147-166.

Capps, Randy, Heather Koball, A. Campetella, Krista M. Perreira, Sarah Hooker, and Juan M. Pedroza. (2015). “Implications of Immigration Enforcement Activities for the Well-Being of Children in Immigrant Families: A Review of the Literature.” Washington, DC: Urban Institute and Migration Policy Institute.

Koball, Heather, Randy Capps, Krista M. Perreira, Andrea Campetella, Sarah Hooker, Juan M. Pedroza, William Monson, and Sandra Huerta. (2015). "Health and Social Service Needs of US-citizen Children with Detained or Deported Immigrant Parents." Washington, DC: Urban Institute and Migration Policy Institute.

Pedroza, Juan M. “Removal Roulette: Secure Communities and Immigration Enforcement in the United States (2008-2012).” In Outside Justice: Immigration and the Criminalizing Impact of Changing Policy and Practice, Eds. David C. Brotherton, Daniel L. Stageman, and Shirley P. Leyro, pp. 45-65. Springer, New York, NY, 2013.

Chaudry, Ajay, Randy Capps, Juan M. Pedroza, Rosa M. Castañeda, Robert Santos, and Molly Scott. (2010). “Facing Our Future: Children in the Aftermath of Immigration Enforcement.” Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

Koralek, Robin, Juan M. Pedroza, and Randy Capps. (2009). “Untangling the Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act: Consequences for Children and Families.” Washington, DC: The Urban Institute.

Poverty, inequality, and safety net access among immigrant and Hispanic/Latine families

Jiménez, Tomás R., Julie Park, and Juan M. Pedroza. "The New Third Generation: Post‐1965 Immigration and the Next Chapter in the Long Story of Assimilation." International Migration Review 52, no. 4 (2018): 1040-1079.

Mattingly, Marybeth J., and Juan M. Pedroza. "Convergence and Disadvantage in Poverty Trends (1980–2010): What is Driving the Relative Socioeconomic Position of Hispanics and Whites?" Race and Social Problems 10, no. 1 (2018): 53-66.

Perreira, Krista M., Robert Crosnoe, Karina Fortuny, Juan M. Pedroza, Kjersti Ulvestad, Christina Weiland, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, and Ajay Chaudry. (2012). “Barriers to Immigrants’Access to Health and Human Services.” Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

Robert Crosnoe, Juan Manuel Pedroza, Kelly Purtell, Karina Fortuny, Krista M. Perreira, Kjersti Ulvestad, Christina Weiland, and Hirokazu Yoshikawa, and Ajay Chaudry. (2012). "Promising Practices for Increasing Immigrants’ Access to Health and Human Services." Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

Chaudry, Ajay, Juan M. Pedroza, Heather Sandstrom, Anna Danziger, Michel Grosz, Molly Scott, and Sarah Ting. (2011). “Child Care Choices of Low-Income Working Families.” Washington, DC: Urban Institute.


Juan Manuel Pedroza

Assistant Professor, UCSC

Sociology Ph.D.

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