Overview of recent studies on U.S. immigration issues, including the demographic traits of unauthorized residents and the empirical truths about exclusionary attitudes.
2016 study in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that provides one of the most comprehensive analyses to date of the many fluid dimensions of population movement across societies.
A 2016 study from Princeton, published in The American Journal of Sociology, aims to show that U.S. border enforcement has not been effective in stemming the tide of illegal immigration.
2016 working paper for the Inter-American Development Bank that looks at how crime in Latin America affects the public's trust in public institutions such as police agencies and in private networks.
2015 study published in
Demography that analyzes immigration’s effect on the childcare prices and women's childbearing decisions.
2014 selection of studies that explores the complex history, political convictions and changing nature of persons of Cuban origin living in the United States.
2015 research brief on the impact of childhood poverty on immigrants’ adult contributions to American society, by Daniel T. Lichter, Cornell University, and Scott R. Sanders, Brigham Young University.
2015 selection of studies that use fieldwork and qualitative and quantitative data to better understand the world’s refugee populations and look to public policy lessons that can be drawn.
2014 study from the University of Oxford that examines global migration patterns during the second half of the 20th century with a focus on trends related to the direction, intensity and distance of international migration.
2015 research brief highlighting the dynamic interaction between exclusionary legal policies and immigrants' adaptive strategies, by Heather R. Lee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
2015 research brief on the impact of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, by Jaein Josefina Lee, Carolina Valdivia Ordorica and Kristina Brant of Harvard University.
2015 study from Harvard showing how removing a large racial minority population from proximity with a nearby white group can produce different voting patterns and outcomes.
2014 study from the University of London published in the
European Sociological Review showing relationships between ethnically diverse classrooms and positive attitudes toward immigrants.
A 2014 study from Princeton University published in
International Migration Review on the impact of a change in the proportion of undocumented immigrants on immigrant wages.
2014 study in the
Journal of Population Economics exploring the demographic differences between authorized and unauthorized immigrants in the United States.