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The Washington Post, May 2, 2017
Sessions says 42 percent of federal cases involve non-Americans, but half of arrests are immigration crimes
One new meta-study, by Charis E. Kubrin of the University of California at Irvine and Graham C. Ousey of the College of William & Mary, analyzed 51 studies done between 1994 and 2014 on the relationship between immigration and crime and found that, if anything, immigration reduces crime. “Where you have immigrants, you have less violent crime. Period,” Kubrin said Monday.

The Sacramento Bee, May 2, 2017
Here’s how Donald Trump’s attorney general could change life in California
“There are so many issues where it is going to be a conflict between a very conservative justice department and a liberal state,” said Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Irvine School of Law. “I didn’t think we would see a more conservative attorney general than John Ashcroft or Alberto Gonzales, but Jeff Sessions is that.”

Backstage, May 1, 2017
The Best 25 MFA & MA Acting Programs in the U.S. and U.K.
Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine. … Above all else, though, the Claire Trevor School fosters individuality; though many actors graduate each spring with more or less the same education, it is the things that make them different that are emboldened as their calling card in the real world.

American Psychological Association, April 2017
Finding mentors who help students soar
As an undergraduate at the University of California, Irvine, Jeanett Castellanos, PhD, was just glad she’d made it to college. … “I thought I would just get a BA. I didn’t think there was anything further,” Castellanos says. But that changed when a friend sought to introduce her to a professor who, she told Castellanos, “is going to change your life,” Castellanos recalls. He was Joseph L. White, PhD, now professor emeritus at the university and renowned for his life-changing mentoring of many students.

KQED, May 2, 2017
Meet the Immigrant Legislators Putting Their Stamp on the Capitol
[Janet] Nguyen says she worked hard and eventually found herself at UC Irvine. During her sophomore year she took a politics class, which lead to Nguyen changing her major to political science.

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