April 24, 2019

Experts on immigration

Author: UCR News
April 24, 2019


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Cecilia Ayón: Associate professor of public policy. Economic, social, and health effects of discrimination; how hostile policy climates contribute to higher stress levels among immigrant communities, particularly those living in Arizona. cecilia.ayon@ucr.edu

Alfonso Gonzales: Associate professor of ethnic studies. Latino and Latin American politics; migration control; human rights; migrant social movements and the politics of race in the United States, Mexico, and Central America. Author, “Reform Without Justice: Latino Migrant Politics and the Homeland Security State.” alfonso.gonzales@ucr.edu

Brittany Morey: Postdoctoral scholar in the School of Public Policy. How immigration policies and anti-immigrant sentiments affect health and health inequalities for immigrant groups living in the U.S. brittany.morey@ucr.edu

Jennifer Nájera: Associate professor of ethnic studies: Undocumented students in higher education, the history of Mexican immigration, and contemporary immigration policy. Author, “The Borderlands of Race: Mexican Segregation in a South Texas Community.” jennifer.najera@ucr.edu

Francisco Pedraza: Assistant professor of public policy and political science. Political attitude formation and political behavior among racial and ethnic minorities in the United States; relationships between immigration policy and health policy. fpedraza@ucr.edu

Karthick Ramakrishnan: Professor of public policy and political science. Civic participation; immigration policy; and the politics of race, ethnicity, and immigration in the United States. Ramakrishnan directs the National Asian American Survey and is founder of AAPIdata.com. Author of “The New Immigration Federalism” and founding editor of the Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics. karthick@ucr.edu