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CSII event recap: If Walls Could Talk

October 21, 2019 - 13:02
On September 26th, 2019 – students, faculty and community members gathered in the Rosen Family Screening Room within the USC Tutor Campus Center for a timely discussion about refugees at the U.

Interview with Javier Hernandez: Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice

September 9, 2019 - 19:06
  Blanca Ramirez: Please introduce us to the Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice. Javier Hernandez: The coalition came together in 2006 because there were [immigration] raids happening in several corners of the Inland Empire.

Asylum restrictions: The president can enforce the law, but can't change it

August 26, 2019 - 12:05
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Originally posted, July 22, 2019 6.

Asylum restrictions: The president can enforce the law, but can't change it

August 26, 2019 - 12:05
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Originally posted, July 22, 2019 6.

State of Hate: Family Separation and Public Charge

August 16, 2019 - 12:36
August 16, 2019 The Trump administration continues to target and vilify immigrant communities via racist rhetoric and policy actions. The fear and “chilling effects” felt by immigrant communities have only been heightened as ICE continues to separate hundreds of refugee families and as USCIS targets low-income, immigrants under the final public charge rule, which seeks to prevent individuals from getting or renewing visas, or changing their immigration status if they ever used public services.

Mexicans in U.S. routinely confront legal abuse, racial profiling, ICE targeting and other civil rights violations

August 13, 2019 - 16:28
As part of our 2019 fall blog series, CSII is republishing an article co-authored by Prof. David FitzGerald, one of the featured panelists on our 9/26/19 event at USC, "If Walls Could Talk.

The uncontained violence against unaccompanied Central American minor migrants in the U.S.

August 7, 2019 - 14:52
The rise in unaccompanied minor migration in 2014 drew attention to the economic, political, and social conditions in children’s home countries that prompt their migration just as it did the generation before them.

Book post: What the Threat of Federal ICE Raids Can Tell Us About State and Local Immigration Policy

July 24, 2019 - 16:11
  As I wrote this blog post, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers were preparing to launch raids targeting undocumented immigrant families with final deportation orders in major US cities.

Book post: The Browning of the New South

July 19, 2019 - 17:28
Explicit Racism’s Silver Lining On July 14, President Trump fired off a series of tweets intended to undermine the growing clout of four Freshmen Representatives, all women of color.

The Continuum of Legal Violence against Central American Migrants

July 19, 2019 - 14:13
This rapid response blog introduces CSII's upcoming blog series exploring new migration flows, asylum seekers, and refugees at the U.S. border. The series will be published weekly as a lead up to CSII's event "If Walls Could Talk: Reflections and responses to refugees at the Border" at USC on September 26, 2019.