Sanctuary Policies Protect Immigrants but Don’t Threaten Public Safety

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Counties that limit cooperation with ICE see certain deportations drop by a third, but there’s no measurable effect on crime.    ...

IPL Origin Stories: Vasco Yasenov

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Vasco Yasenov, an economist and IPL postdoctoral fellow, talks with executive director Duncan Lawrence about his childhood in post-communist Bulgaria, his work...

The Census Citizenship Question: An Avoidable Controversy

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The push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census provoked a nationwide outcry and a year of court battles. All...

IPL Recommends: Immigrant Stories in Books and Film

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Looking for some unforgettable stories to add to your reading list or movie queue? IPL faculty, students, and staff share the books...

How Legal Status Helps Immigrants Integrate

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Immigrants do much of the work of assimilation on their own, but they can only go so far without legal status.  ...

Taking Stock of Trump’s Immigration Policies

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IPL executive director Duncan Lawrence will speak at an upcoming event hosted by the Commonwealth Club, the Bay Area’s leading public affairs forum....

An Overlooked Effect of Immigration Policy: Children’s Health

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IPL co-director Jens Hainmueller and fellow researcher Maria Rodriguez explain the link between immigration policy and public health in a new editorial....

Video: Easing Immigrants’ Path to Citizenship

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At the University at Albany, IPL’s David Laitin discusses naturalization challenges, IPL’s approach to policy innovation, and ways local governments can help immigrants...

When Ethnic Identity and Patriotism Collide

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Join IPL for an upcoming faculty seminar exploring shifting attitudes toward diversity and national cohesion.                ...