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Hate crimes associated with both Islamophobia and anti-Semitism have a long history in America's past

June 14, 2019 - 16:15
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar tweeted recently that “Islamophobia and anti-Semitism are two sides of the same bigoted coin.” Her comments came in response to media reports that the suspect behind the shooting at a San Diego synagogue was also under investigation for burning a mosque.

CSII Event Recap April 2019: Crimmigration

May 23, 2019 - 12:28
April 9, 2019 What is crimmigration and how did we get to our current state of immigration? What are the implications for cities and communities? How are undocumented immigrants and organizations mobilizing to combat punitive policies and practices? USC Professor and Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII) Associate Director Dr.

Separating the Home: Homeownership, Housing, Public Charge—and Implications for the Immigrant Community

May 9, 2019 - 13:42
  May 8, 2019 Undocumented immigrants have long faced barriers in accessing mortgages and government housing assistance due to their legal status.

How Border Violence Builds on Over 100 Years of Racial Violence

May 7, 2019 - 12:04
May 7, 2019 On April 19, 2019, the New York Times reported that United Constitutional Patriots (UCP), a right-wing militia group, was detaining immigrants at the New Mexico-Mexico border.

The benefits that places like Dayton, Ohio, reap by welcoming immigrants

April 29, 2019 - 16:18
  The Trump administration’s emphasis on immigration has often stoked partisan political battles. Those debates, as loud as they are, sometimes obscure the fact that immigrants are about 14% of the U.

Why Noncitizens Won’t Find Justice in Immigration Court

April 4, 2019 - 12:07
  April 1, 2019 Immigration policy and enforcement are in flux under the Trump administration. The separation and detention of families at the Mexico-U.

TPS: Living in Between, Neither Here Nor There

February 27, 2019 - 12:40
  February 27, 2019   On June 24, 2019, nearly 9,000 U.S. residents with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from Nepal will be losing their TPS status.