Economics major Kevin Dominguez, a junior at the time, was part of the DREAM Project Fellowship program’s first cohort last year.

Working to make dreams a reality

Campus fellowship program lets undocumented students gain career-related experience – and be compensated

No increase in crime under California’s ‘sanctuary state’ status, UCI study finds

Innovative policy research is first to gauge impact of controversial legislation

UCI researchers are awarded Department of Justice grant to study immigration and crime

John Hipp and Charis Kubrin, both professors of criminology, law & society, and Emily Owens, associate professor of criminology, law & society, have been awarded a two-year, $700,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to determine the ways in which immigration and crime are related. Using a decade of data, they’ll conduct analyses that […]

UCI Law helping 200-plus immigrants apply for citizenship

Students, faculty and staff to participate in 2nd Annual Day of Service at the Mega Citizenship Fair Event on Sept. 21

Collecting stories

UCI professor documents the diversity of the Asian American community

‘Sticks and stones . . .’ but words can indeed hurt you, UCI study finds

Negative, positive political rhetoric about immigration affects well-being of targets

Assistant professor of Chicano/Latino studies to lead multicampus immigration policy study

Laura E. Enriquez, UCI assistant professor of Chicano/Latino studies, will lead a two-year, multicampus study on the impact of federal immigration policy on the University of California student population. Funded by a $270,000 UC Multicampus Research Programs & Initiatives grant, the project will launch in January. Enriquez will work with colleagues at UC Berkeley, UCI, […]

Justice league

Social ecology faculty highlight deficits in effort to improve law enforcement, court processes and corrections

Leo R. Chavez

Weighing in on ‘anchor babies’

Anthropology professor Leo R. Chavez’s new book explores birthright citizenship

Immigration does not raise crime, UCI-led study finds, refuting common assumption

Meta-analysis mainly shows no correlation at all – or a tendency to reduce illegal activity