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.
A new UCLA report underscores the need for immigration reform by countering the narrative that there's been a “surge” in unaccompanied minors driven by violence in Central America.
Francisco J. López-Flores grew up living in the shadows to keep his identity as a Mexican national hidden. But under President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, he has a work permit, a Social Security card and a future.
Dean Marcelo Suárez-Orozco says that as families are fleeing inequality and violence, keeping them apart fixes nothing.
Accepting students eligible for federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program could help address the nation's shortage of primary care physicians, UCLA researchers say.
The endowed research fund at UCLA's Asian American Studies Center will support students, community-based partnerships and a wide range of research-related activities.
Despite the fact that early Japanese immigrants to California faced discrimination on multiple levels, one group that arrived in northern California showed little bitterness, according to a little-known documentary that recently resurfaced after 30 years.
The findings of a study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research contradict the perception that undocumented immigrants will overburden U.S. emergency departments and health providers.
The Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at UCLA has released a new report examining the profound demographic transformation of the Southern California region.
President Obama should exercise his executive privileges by halting deportations and providing immediate relief to the millions of undocumented immigrants living in the shadows.
As experts on immigration’s impact on children and youth, Professor Carola and Dean Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, both of the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, presented two talks at the Pontifical Academy of the Sciences at the Casina Pio IV in Vatican City.
UCLA faculty and alumni experts examine their impact on the immigration issue with policy makers and the public alike.