Immigration

Children of Poor Immigrants Rise, Regardless of Where They Come From

October 28, 2019
New research linking millions of fathers and sons dating to the 1880s shows that children of poor immigrants in America have had greater success climbing the economic ladder than children of similarly poor fathers born in the United States. That pattern has been remarkably stable for more than a century, even as immigration laws have shifted and as the countries most likely to send immigrants to the United States have changed.

Study Finds Deportations Haven't Reduced Crime

September 30, 2019
UC Davis researchers are examining the consequences of deportation from many angles — its effects on people, families and communities. Their findings were recently featured in the New York Times.