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Breaking the Barriers: The Promise of Citizenship for Los Angeles County

May 23, 2016
By Manuel Pastor, Justin Scoggins, Jared Sanchez, and Rhonda Ortiz

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CSII Brief - Promoting Citizenship: Assessing the Impacts of the Partial Fee Waiver

May 6, 2016
By Manuel Pastor and Jared Sanchez

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Expanding Opportunity: How California Gains if the President's Executive Actions on Immigration are Implemented

February 23, 2016

By Manuel Pastor, Justin Scoggins, and Jared Sanchez
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March 8, 2016

Data from CSII's "Expanding Opportunity" fact sheets were cited by a coalition of 326 immigration, civil rights, labor, and social service groups who filed an amicus (friend-of-the-court) brief (PDF) with the U.S. Supreme Court in United States v. Texas, urging the court to lift the injunction that blocked executive action on immigration. Learn more >>


Opening Minds, Opening Doors, Opening Communities

December 15, 2015
By CSII, AS/COA, and Welcoming America

Read more about cities leading for immigrant integration >>

Toward a Healthy California

December 2015
By Enrico A. Marcelli, Manuel Pastor, and Steven P. Wallace

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DAPA Matters

November 19, 2015
By Center for American Progress and CSII

"DAPA Matters: The Growing Electorate Directly Affected by Executive Action on Immigration >>

Watch a video on the methodology by Dr. Pastor: "DAPA Matters: All About the Numbers" >>

PERE/CSII Job Announcement: Office Manager

We are looking for an office manager to be part of the management team and lead the day-to-day administrative work of PERE/CSII.  Please share the announcement widely and help our team find great candidates!

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CSII Interactive Map: Eligible-To-Naturalize Populations in the U.S.

March 8, 2016

CSII's one-of-a-kind interactive map presents the latest estimates of the size and region-of-origin composition of eligibile-to-naturalize adults in the United States. Organizations, activists, and agencies can use this detailed data to support naturalization efforts in their states, counties, and localities.

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Unsettled Americans: Metropolitan Context and Civic Leadership for Immigrant Integration

John Mollenkopf and Manuel Pastor's co-edited book reflects one of the first methodical and comparitive studies of immigrant integration at the metropolitan level.

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2016 CSII Biennial Immigrant Scholar-Activist Award

Thanks to all who attended of CSII's "Immigrant Labor Struggles: Honoring Visionary, Edna Bonacich" event in February.

Watch the full event via Dornsife video >>

Feature: Turpanjian Chair in Civil Society and Social Change

February 5, 2015

CSII congratulates our co-director, Manuel Pastor, on his recent installation as the inaugural holder of the Turpanjian Chair in Civil Society and Social Change. In this role, Prof. Pastor and PERE/CSII aims to connect community allies, affliated faculty, scholars, change makers, and the university as a whole for research that makes an impact on the civil society sector. Thanks to our friends and allies who joined the celebrations!

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