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Call for Applications: Research Assistant

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility is seeking a Research Assistant for the 2017-18 academic year. The Research Assistant will provide support to faculty and Associate Director of the Institute. Duties include, but are not limited to: conducting research on Institute projects, planning a conference on migration and the environment for Spring 2018, providing event planning and coordination […]

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Director Aleinikoff Speaks on ASIL Webinar

Recently, Director Alex Aleinikoff joined an online briefing with the American Society of International Law, the fifth on the Society’s series on “International Law and the Trump Administration”. This webinar featured former senior U.S. officials from both Republican and Democratic administrations who were responsible for formulating policy and advising the Executive Branch on the United States’ […]

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Professor Miriam Ticktin’s New Piece on Women’s Rights and Sanctuary

Miriam Ticktin is the Chair of Anthropology at the New School for Social Research, and recently published an op-ed on women’s rights and the sanctuary movement in Truth Out. Check it out here!  

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Professor Abou Farman’s Latest Piece on the Sanctuary Movement

Abou Farman is an artist and anthropologist teaching at the New School for Social Research. His latest piece, “In Defense of Sanctuary”, was recently published in The Baffler. Check it out here.    

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Director Aleinikoff Publishes Piece in AJIL Unbound

This week, Director Aleinikoff published a new piece in AJIL Unbound, a publication part of the American Journal of International Law. The article, titled “Toward a Global System of Human Mobility: Three Thoughts”, can be read here. An abstract is below: Migration is already a significant global phenomenon, and it is likely to become more so. According to […]

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Check out the podcast of a panel with experts on Trump’s Executive Orders

On March 1st, the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School hosted a panel entitled “The Trump Executive Orders on Immigration and Refugees: A legal and policy discussion” featuring Professor Alexandra Delano (Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts), Eleanor Acer (Human Rights First), and Kavita Pawria-Sanchez (NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs). Please click here to listen […]

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Director Aleinikoff publishes the piece “Travel Ban 2.0”

Check out Director Aleinikoff’s Travel Ban 2.0: “[The] changes are strategic, not principled”.

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Nancy Hiemstra’s HuffPost piece on separating families at the border

Check out 2015-16 Visiting Scholar Nancy Hiemstra’s piece about Trump’s idea to separate immigrant mothers and children at the border: “What would you do to save your kids? The outrage of separating immigrant families at the border“

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JONATHAN BACH’S NEW BOOK ON URBANIZATION AND MIGRATION IN SHENZHEN

Jonathan Bach, Associate Professor and Chair of the Global Studies Program, has edited a new book, Learning from Shenzhen, from the University of Chicago Press. This multidisciplinary volume, the first of its kind, presents an account of China’s contemporary transformation via one of its most important yet overlooked cities: Shenzhen, located just north of Hong […]

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Are Sanctuary Cities in Danger?

Are Sanctuary Cities in Danger? A Feet in 2 Worlds Podcast “Sanctuary” communities are under attack from the White House. Under an executive order issued on January 25th, the Federal government declares that it will “to the extent consistent with law” and public safety withhold Federal grants to cities, towns, counties and states that protect undocumented […]

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