Migration and Citizenship

Scholarly Publications

From Immigrants to Americans: Race and Assimilation During the Great Migration

February 2020

How does the appearance of a new immigrant group affect the integration of earlier generations of migrants?

The effect of citizenship on the long-term earnings of marginalized immigrants: Quasi-experimental evidence from Switzerland

December 2019

We provide evidence that citizenship catalyzes the long-term economic integration of immigrants.

In Search of Opportunity and Community: The Secondary Migration of Refugees in the United States

October 2019

Each year the United States resettles thousands of refugees in pre-determined locations across the country. However, refugees are free to relocate upon arrival.

Other Publications

The Wrong Way to Stop Terrorism

February 2017

On January 27, true to his campaign promise to suspend Muslim immigration, U.S.

Shorenstein APARC Center Overview 2015-16

November 2016

Shorenstein APARC's center overviews provide detailed information about Shorenstein APARC's mission, history, faculty, financial support, organizational structure, projects, and programs.

U.S Government Surveillance: Bad for Silicon Valley, Bad for Democracy Around the World

June 2013

The University of Virginia's Christopher Jon Sprigman and CISAC's Jennifer Granick reveal how foreigners living in the United States do not have the same privacy protections as U.S.

News

Student Documentary Celebrates Transnational Brain Linkages

September 2020

‘Brain Bridges,’ a documentary produced by senior Dexter Sterling Simpson, illustrates the positive gains of global talent flows.

Korea’s Migrants: Towards Diversity and Transnationalism

August 2019

South Korea (hereafter Korea) is widely regarded as among the world’s most ethnically and linguistically homogeneous countries.

Events

SPICE Webinar: “Angel Island Immigration Station: The Hidden History”

August 19, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/ou4OpF-8j-g   Connie will speak about how the Chinese detention barracks on Angel Island were saved from demolition in the 1970s, opening the door to the hidden...

SPICE Webinar: "Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford University"

June 26, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/9eyHTMF2L7w   Upwards of 15,000 to 20,000 individual migrant Chinese laborers performed the bulk of the work constructing the Central Pacific span of the...

SPICE Webinar: “Visualizing the Essential: Mexicans in the U.S. Agricultural Workforce”

May 16, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/FLKbADCk1o8 During multiple periods of economic crises, the U.S. economy has depended on Mexican labor.

Projects

Teaching Resources on Japan

To promote a deeper understanding of Japanese culture, history, contemporary issues, and U.S.–Japan relations, we recommend the following diverse set of teaching resources and curriculum tools to...
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Immigration and Integration Project

Two premises motivate the “Immigration and Integration” project that is able to get off the ground with seed money from the FSI Policy Implementation Lab.
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Migration

Through periods of colonial expansion, New World emigration, postcolonial immigration, and Eurozone migration, Europe has been shaped and reshaped by the constant movement of people and communities...
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Multimedia

Civil and Human Rights: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy

June 2020

Dr. Clayborne Carson is Professor of American History and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University. In this video, Professor Carson not only discusses Martin Luther King, Jr.

15th Annual Shorenstein Journalism Award Keynote Speech by Ian Johnson: Religion After Mao

May 2017

Video and transcript from "15th Annual Shorenstein Journalism Award Keynote Speech by Ian Johnson: Religion after Mao" on May 1, 2017, with keynote speaker and Shorenstein Journalism Award winner Ian Johnson.Following a century of violent anti...

Can Korea Compete for Global Talent?

April 2016

Video and transcript from the Stanford+Connects event in Seoul, South Korea, on March 15.

People

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Fearon James James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
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Shiri Krebs Shiri Krebs Affiliate
Chaim Braun Chaim Braun Affiliate
Carlin Robert Robert Carlin Affiliate
Kasumi Yamashita Kasumi Yamashita Instructor