Immigration Research and Scholarship

Immigration Scholarship and Research

The field of immigration continues to expand across disciplines enhancing our understand of transnational migration.

Research and Reports

The Migration Policy Institute has published a series of reports that examine the implementation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

The UndocuScholars Project issued a recent report, In the Shadows of the Ivory Tower:  Undocumented Undergraduates and the Liminal State of Immigration Reform that examines the college experiences of Undocumented and DACAmented young adults attending U.S. postsecondary institutions.

Academic Literature- Journals Articles & Books

 Undocumented Students Pursuing Medical Education:  The Implications of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by Yohualli Balderas-Medina Anaya, MD, MPH, Mithi del Rosario, Lawrence Dyle, EdD, and David E. Hayes-Bautista, PhD.

No Place to Belong: Contextualizing Concepts of Mental Health Among Undocumented Immigrant Youth in the United States by Roberto G. Gonzales, Carola Suarez-Orozco, and Cecilia Dedios-Sanguineti.

Growing Up in the Shadows: The Developmental Implications of Unauthorized Status by Carola Suarez-Orozco, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Robert T. Teranishi, and Marcelo Suarez-Orozco.

Immigration Books Available @ UChicago

 The UChicago libraries offers a wide selection of classic and contemporary books that delve deeper into the history, politics, socio-cultural, ethics, and other facets of immigration.