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Elizabeth Cohen Speaks With Washington Examiner About the Ending of Title 42

May 19, 2023

“Title 42 is only the most recent of a long history of using health concerns as a justification for free movement restrictions," says Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science. "For example, it was only in 2010 that restrictions were removed on the entry of persons who are HIV positive."

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."

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.

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 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.

Ma comments on order to stop visas for skilled immigrants in Politico

June 25, 2020

Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology, assesses that Trump's executive order suspending the entry of foreign workers seeking H1-B visas "seriously undermines American leadership in fields such as technology and medicine where skilled immigrants serve as the backbone."

Elizabeth Cohen discusses new book on Blog Talk Radio

February 17, 2020

Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science, provides the full scope of the immigration bias against individuals belonging to marginalized groups, starting in the days just after 9/11, and examines how the panic of the time gave way to the creation of a complex and unmonitored infrastructure that the Trump administration has unleashed without recourse.

Elizabeth Cohen cited in NY Mag article on ICE, McKinsey & Company

December 9, 2019

Illegal: How America's Lawless Immigration Regime Threatens Us All, a book by Elizabeth F. Cohen, professor of political science, was cited in a New York Times and ProPublica report on McKinsey and Company's ties to President Trump's immigration policies.

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