Since 1999, UCLA can count 19 winners of the annual Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, which support exemplary students as they pursue graduate school.
Wong, director of the UCLA Labor Center, recently edited a book with the Rev. James Lawson, a renowned civil rights activist who worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and helped launch key campaigns for social justice.
UCLA law professor Asli Bâli has spent years in private practice in New York and Paris, represented 9/11 victims as well as immigrant Muslim men detained in the aftermath and written extensively on international human rights.
A professor of urban planning and Chicana and Chicano studies, Valenzuela has played a leading role in elucidating the phenomenon of day labor.
Thanks to the law school’s Supreme Court Clinic, the court will issue rulings on cases dealing with free speech, the right to a speedy trial, search and seizure, and deportation.
Chancellor Gene Block and students meet with congressional leaders, White House officials and executives from cultural and advocacy groups to talk candidly about race, diversity and immigration.
Michelle Caswell, an assistant professor of archival studies at UCLA, has helped launch an online archive that compiles first-person narratives.
Min Zhou, professor or sociology and Asian-American studies, writes that the success of some Asian-Americans has led to harmful stereotypes.
Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry writes that Narendra Modi should leverage his country’s connections to Silicon Valley to make it easier for educated IT professionals to return to India and help implement the Digital India initiative.
A discussion with director Arturo González Villaseño follows.
UCLA’S Center for European and Russian Studies presents a discussion Friday, Sept. 25, about the migration crisis with experts in history and law.
Dean Marcelo Suárez-Orozco writes that Americans should listen to how Pope Francis balances compassion and adherence to rules.
Professor Carola Suárez-Orozco and Dean Marcelo Suárez-Orozco write in an op-ed about how Donald Trump-style immigration rhetoric hurts immigrant children and the children of immigrants.
A book authored by a team of 20 students in a UCLA labor studies minor class tells the stories of immigrant families whose lives were disrupted by deportation. “Dreams Deported: Immigrant Youth and Families Resist Deportation” was recently published by the UCLA Labor Center.
Fernando Torres-Gil writes that Americans can learn a lot from how two of the country’s fastest growing populations are learning how to embrace change.
The UndocuBruins Research Program is the first to serve and guide undocumented students at UCLA and encourages the exploration of topics and populations that are rarely examined.
Dean Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco co-wrote a New York Times op-ed arguing that if the justice system recognized the humanity of undocumented immigrants it would benefit all of society.
UCLA researchers analyzed state policies in nine categories that influence the health of immigrants and their families.
The report by UCLA and USC researchers informs an amicus brief supporting President Obama’s executive order shielding undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Hundreds of thousands of California immigrants could gain health insurance under president’s executive actions
Up to 57 percent of immigrants in California who are eligible under the executive actions are low-income and lack private health insurance, according to a study by UCLA and UC Berkeley researchers.
“Letter to Jimmy,” Alain Mabanckou’s much-lauded book, is a fitting tribute to the pivotal American essayist, activist and playwright, author of the novel, “Go Tell It on the Mountain” and a collection of essays, “Notes of a Native Son,” among other major works.
The first survey of undocumented college students shows that worries about financial hardship and fears of deportation undermine students’ chances for success in college.
White House immigration staff members attended a briefing Friday by UCLA students on the economic impact of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which President Obama enacted by executive order in 2012 and expanded this year.
Faculty at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health are working to determine why immigrants in the United States become unhealthier the longer they live in the country and promote solutions.
Twins Youstina and Marina Salama immigrated from Egypt at the age of 9 without knowing a word of English. They are now freshmen at UCLA who have their sights set on pursuing careers in medicine.