Category: Immigration and Migration Studies

Remove the Sword of Damocles from DACA

Remove the Sword of Damocles from DACA

—Michael A. Olivas and Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia
The legal and historical roots of DACA run deep and represent one form of prosecutorial discretion exercised by DHS during the Obama administration.

DACA: Some Thoughts, Some Links

DACA: Some Thoughts, Some Links

—Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia
Yesterday’s outcome opens the door for thousands of new dreamers to request deferred action for the first time since the policy ended and realize their potential…

Understanding Immigration: A Reading List

Understanding Immigration: A Reading List

—Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia
For anyone looking to deepen their understanding of immigration or curious about how we got here and possible solutions, the following books deserve a place on your bookshelf. 

Fear of Immigration

Fear of Immigration

—Ann Gordon, L. Edward Day, Christopher D. Bader, and Joseph O. Baker
The authors of Fear Itself pull data from their Chapman University survey on American fear of Immigration