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Barkun Quoted in Christian Science Monitor Article on Replacement Theory

May 26, 2022

Michael Barkun, professor emeritus of political science, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor article, "‘Replacement theory’: The view from an immigration-wary Georgia district."

Taylor Discusses US Immigration Plan to Attract Russian Scientists in Forbes

May 3, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was quoted in the Forbes article "Putin Won’t Like U.S. Immigration Plan To Attract Russian Scientists."

See related: Russia, Immigration

Drake Addresses Long-Standing Problems of Educational Inequality in New Book

February 25, 2022

In his new book, "Academic Apartheid: Race and the Criminalization of Failure in an American Suburb" (University of California Press, 2022), Sean J. Drake looks at how race and class intersect, contributing to educational inequality and modern school segregation. 

Anger, Despair and Seeds of Hope

December 17, 2021

Maxwell alumni wonder whether the changes they worked for in Afghanistan will endure after the ‘heartbreaking’ U.S. withdrawal.

Elizabeth Cohen Piece on Immigration Reform Published in Washington Post

September 30, 2021
In the article, Cohen, professor of political science, discusses the history of immigration reform and how the U.S. can move forward, in particular, by updating the Registry Act.

Campbell quoted in USA Today article on Haitians at Texas border

September 21, 2021
Horace Campbell, professor of political science, calls the expulsion of Haitians "inhumane" and "criminal." Read more in the USA Today article, "White House calls video of border agents chasing Haitian migrants 'horrific,' DHS promises to investigate."

Elizabeth Cohen quoted in TIME article on future of VOICE

May 17, 2021
The VOICE office was an integral part of the effort to "trawl for anecdotes to then trumpet and publicize because there wasn’t good data to demonstrate that there’s a massive problem with non-citizen criminality," says Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science and expert on immigration.

See related: Politics, Immigration

Elizabeth Cohen discusses immigration policy in 2021 in AlterNet piece

April 30, 2021
"From a failure to rescind the former president's Title 42, causing almost all recent asylum-seekers to be expelled from the U.S., to President Biden's equivocation on the 2021 refugee cap, it's almost impossible to find good news about immigration policy in 2021," writes Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science.

McCormick talks to Associated Press, Bloomberg about the US-Mexico border crisis

March 24, 2021
A U.S. delegation discussed immigration and regional development in a series of meetings in Mexico on Tuesday at a time when the rising number of migrants arriving at their shared border has raised concerns in both countries.

McCormick discusses US-Mexico immigration in Al Jazeera article

March 15, 2021
Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, says Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is likely to request more U.S. funding than under previous arrangements with Trump to respond to the situation.

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