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Friday, April 5 • 10:55am - 12:15pm
Friday - Immigration, Politics and Policy

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Moderator: Thomas Vicino

  • The Impact of Political Context on English Acquisition and Homeownership among Latino Immigrants
    Hiromi Ishizawa (George Washington University), Ryan Allen (University of Minnesota)
  • The Determinants of Local Government Policies to Recruit Immigrants
    Richard Smith (Wayne State University)
  • Impossible Subjects, Citizen Enforcers, and Administrative Discretion
    Margaretha Warnicke (Arizona State University), Joanna Lucio (Arizona State University)
  • "On Both Sides of the Bay:" 21st Century Asian Pacific American Politics in the Gateway Cities of San Francisco and Oakland
    James Lai (Santa Clara University), Kim Geron (California State University at East Bay)


Hiromi Ishizawa

George Washington University
Hiromi Ishizawa is Assistant Professor of Sociology at The George Washington University. Her main areas of research include social and family demography, immigration, sociology of language, and urban sociology. Her primary research goal is to understand diversity in immigrants... Read More →

James Lai

Santa Clara University
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Richard Smith

Associate Professor, Wayne State University
I am interested in sustainable community development, poverty/inequality and migration.

Margaretha Warnicke

Arizona State University


Joanna Lucio

Arizona State University

Kim Geron

California State University at East Bay
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Ryan Allen, University of Minnesota

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

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Thomas Vicino, Northeastern University

Associate Professor, Northeastern University
Professor Vicino specializes in the political economy of cities and suburbs, focusing on issues of metropolitan development, housing, and demographic analysis.

Friday April 5, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm PDT
International Room