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The Conversation, Feb. 1, 2017
Immigration and crime: What does the research say?
We turned to our experts for answers. … Charis E. Kubrin, University of California, Irvine, and Graham Ousey …: For the last decade, we have been studying how immigration to an area impacts crime. Across our studies, one finding remains clear: Cities and neighborhoods with greater concentrations of immigrants have lower rates of crime and violence, all else being equal.

KCRW, Feb. 1, 2017
What would California look like as a sanctuary state?
California is debating becoming a sanctuary state, setting up a direct confrontation with President Trump and his executive order penalizing sanctuary cities. Guest: Jennifer Chacón, University of California, Irvine.

NPR, Feb. 2, 2017
Senate Democrats in political quagmire over Supreme Court nomination
“What they lose is, this is their one chance to make this into a big issue, to get attention,” observes Richard Hasen, professor of law and political science at the University of California, Irvine.

The Washington Post, Feb. 1, 2017
‘Beyond the extreme’: Scientists marvel at ‘increasingly non-natural’ Arctic warmth
Zack Labe, a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Irvine who is studying Arctic sea ice and extreme weather, said that while greenhouse gases will continue leading to a warmer climate and less ice in the long run, the Arctic will probably continue to experience significant year-to-year fluctuations.

OC Weekly, Feb. 1, 2017
UC Irvine’s ‘Masculine<–>Feminine’ exhibit explores gender identity in the Trump Era
It’s the first night of “Masculine<—>Feminine” at UC Irvine’s Beall Center for Art + Technology. … Curated by Beall Artistic Director David Familian, with the support of Chapman University Professor Micol Hebron, the intermedia show is busy but not crowded, noisy but not overbearing, with intense personal conversation the byproduct of the work.

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