Center for Comparative Immigration Studies

Type NGO
Year founded 1999
Headquarters San Diego, California United States of America United States of America
Functions Education and training, Research
Funding sources Foundations or grants, University-funded
Summary Led by Co-Directors Dr. David FitzGerald and Dr. Claire Adida, CCIS has become a recognized institutional home for high quality academic scholarship and policy-oriented research on all aspects related to international migration. CCIS is the only academic center in the United States specializing in international migration from a broad geographical as well as interdisciplinary perspective, devoting substantial attention to migrant-sending and receiving countries in North America, Europe, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region.

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CCIS · 27 May 2021 English

What is the capacity of organizations currently serving African immigrants? What are the strengths and the challenges of different organizational models in meeting the needs of this constituency? In February …

CCIS · 25 January 2019 English

The implementation of a policy may occasion the social mobilization of its opponents and a series of events which eventually lead to the achievement of the initial goal. [...] First, …

CCIS · 24 January 2019 English

Investigating the construction of these two realms manifests the weighty social dilemma of hosting asylum seekers: on the one hand the desire to safeguard borders and limit entrance and allocation …

CCIS · 22 August 2018 English

This movement of peoples, and the consequent mixing of cultures and traditions, present both opportunities and challenges, and cities and regions are still struggling with the new realities. [...] But …

CCIS · 9 September 2017 English

Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2017. doi:10.1080/01419870.2017.1375133

CCIS · 17 April 2017 English

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2017. doi:10.1080/1369183X.2017.1313106

CCIS · 10 March 2017 English

For our analysis, this includes the political competitiveness of each state (measured as the margin of victory in the most recent presidential contest), the presence of different electoral contests (presidential …

CCIS · 10 January 2017 English

From Britain’s support for Brexit to Australia’s commitment to Operation Sovereign Borders, states have invoked rights of self-governance and autonomy to justify rejection of migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers and …

CCIS · 12 September 2016 English

DATA AND METHODS As the agency in charge of administering DACA, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) periodically releases data on the application process.9 These data are informative, especially …

CCIS · 7 July 2016 English

Forced migration and substance use Alcohol and illicit drug use are important causes of morbidity and mortality, accounting for 6.5% of total disability-adjusted life-years and five million deaths globally in …

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