Center for Global Migration Studies

The Center for Global Migration Studies at the University of Maryland at College Park examines the long immigration history of the U.S. & globally.

Since 1965, legal and demographic changes have made the United States an immigrant society once again. Inspired by this fact, the Center for Global Migration Studies aims to make the University of Maryland the hub for understanding the long immigration history of this country, from 1500 to the present, and its connections to world history. The Center will provide a distinctive institutional home for interdisciplinary and trans-national research, for training faculty and students, and for distributing information about the history of the immigrant experience to a broad public.

Mission: 1. To advance transnational scholarship on the history of immigration 2. To expand the number of immigration courses offered at University of Maryland 3. To serve as a source of outreach and community service to the University’s surrounding communities

Due to the restrictions on in-person activities on UMD's campus, we are unfortunately cancelling our upcoming April 8th events. We plan to reschedule both the Immigration Reading Group's discussion of Imbolo Mbue's _Behold the Dreamers_ and the Film Series screening of "An American Tail" in the fall semester. We hope you can join us then, and thank you for your understanding!

Mark your calendars and starting reading now! Join us April 8 for our next Immigration Reading Group.
Dr. Rob Chiles will lead our discussion of Imbolo Mbue's _Behold the Dreamers_. This NY Times bestseller is sure to spark a great conversation you won't want to miss!

We are excited to announce that the next movie chosen for our Immigration in Film Series is the animated musical adventure "An American Tail." Join us on April 8 at 6PM in Key 0106 for the screening of the film with a discussion to follow, led by Dr. Rob Chiles!

Mark your calendars! The Center will be holding a variety of events and programs this semester that you don't want to miss!

Please join us for a lively panel discussion with some of the nation's foremost experts on U.S. law and immigration as they discuss legal implications of immigration actions by the Trump administration, including the travel ban, family separation, and the role of the circuit courts.

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OLLAS Blog | Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) | University of Nebraska Omaha

Fascinating blog post on the history of immigration in Nebraska. Our own co-director, Dr. Julie Greene, is quoted in the piece. Be sure to check it out!

unomaha.edu Welcome!The OLLAS’ Blog is an academic and community effort to bring the results of research and themes relevant to the community to a wider audience. The following blog articles deal with Latinos/as/xs and/or Latin American and are authored by faculty members of OLLAS, as well as by invited commu...

Next Tuesday, March 13: Check out this upcoming discussion on Italian immigration, past and present, put on by the School of Languages, Literature, and Cultures, and the Department of French and Italian.

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University of Maryland Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct and UMD MICA are holding a presentation on sexual assault and vulnerable populations (international and undocumented students) on Tuesday, March 13. See the flyer for more details, and register at https://umdsurvey.umd.edu/jfe/form/SV_cu0BavqkKGZF8Il

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Check out these great events happening next week, hosted by Department of American Studies at University of Maryland & U.S. Latina/o Studies at UMD!

Great discussion on Thomas Bell’s “Out of This Furnace” for our Immigration Reading Group. Thanks to Dr. Robert Chiles for leading the discussion.

Undocumented Student Resources at UMD has great resources, programs, and training sessions available for the spring semester. Check out their information below!

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Courses — Center for Global Migration Studies

Still looking for courses for the spring semester? Check out our listing of Immigration and Migration related courses: http://www.globalmigration.umd.edu/academics/courses.php

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Fantastic event coming up next Thursday (Nov. 9). Be sure to register by Nov. 3-space is limited! http://crge.umd.edu/2017/09/08/state-of-hispanic-race-and-ethnicity-census-2020-changes-and-implications-for-addressing-social-inequality/

Looking for internship opportunities with immigration organizations? Contact us at [email protected] for information about the various groups in our region!

Looking to learn more about Immigrant issues/activism in Maryland? Check out this upcoming event and register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/forum-on-immigration-and-the-fight-for-justice-tickets-37159920322

[09/05/17]   The Center for Global Migration Studies at the University of Maryland wishes to stress its strong and continuous support for all immigrant students, regardless of status, and particularly for those participating in the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. There are approximately 100 DACA students currently at the University of Maryland. DREAMers enhance our community and our nation through their scholarship, their service, and their labor. We applaud University of Maryland President Wallace Loh’s statement today that “ending legal protection for these young people, before enacting a permanent legislative solution, would cause turmoil in their lives and contradicts our bedrock values as an immigrant nation.”

Rescinding the program when there is not currently available legislative relief is inhumane and needlessly cruel. We call on Congress to act immediately to pass legislation to replace the DACA program. The Center for Global Migration Studies is here to support our students and assist in any way needed. For further information consult undocumented.umd.edu or the following:

Educators for Fair Consideration’s DACA Updates and Resources (8/28/17) : http://www.e4fc.org/resources/whatweknowcandonow.html

DACA Update: Five Things You Should Know by the National Immigrant Law Center (NILC)(9/5/17) : https://www.nilc.org/issues/daca/top-5-things-to-know-about-daca-ending/

Resources for Educators:
Stress Related to Immigration Status in Students: A Brief Guide For Schools: http://www.marquette.edu/education/news/guide.shtml

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Angel Island station redone as site to tell story of immigrants

Angel Island station redone as site to tell story of immigrants - SFGate http://ow.ly/HBVl30bBty3 #CGMS #GlobalCitizens

sfgate.com The site was in such disrepair that the National Trust for Historic Preservation named the immigration station one of the 11 most endangered...

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Cities Create Defense Funds For Immigrants Facing Deportation

Cities Create Defense Funds For Immigrants Facing Deportation : NPR http://ow.ly/dxfV30bBrvV #GlobalCitizens #CGMS

npr.org Many cities are establishing funds to provide lawyers to immigrants facing deportation. But as they develop these funds, they're struggling to...

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The undocumented immigrants deported under Trump

The undocumented immigrants deported under Trump | USA | Al Jazeera http://ow.ly/NYjG30bBr2h #CGMS #GlobalCitizens

aljazeera.com AJ+ travelled to Arizona and Mexico to see how undocumented immigrants are being detained and deported under Trump.

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Texas Immigration Bill Draws Protesters to the State Capitol

Texas Immigration Bill Draws Protesters to the State Capitol - The New York Times http://ow.ly/MhSV30bmG7M #GlobalCitizens #CGMS

nytimes.com The bill would ban so-called sanctuary jurisdictions in Texas and force local law enforcement officials to cooperate with federal immigration...

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May Day rallies across U.S. target Trump immigration policy

May Day rallies across U.S. target Trump immigration policy | Reuters http://ow.ly/mnWs30bmFTY #CGMS #GlobalCitizens #MayDay2017

reuters.com Labor unions and civil rights groups staged May Day rallies in several U.S. cities on Monday to denounce President Donald Trump's get-tough policy...

Please join us tomorrow for Nancy Mirabal's talk on her book, Suspect Freedoms. 3:30-5:00 in McKeldin, Room 6137!

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Why undocumented immigrants pay taxes

Why undocumented immigrants pay taxes - Apr. 19, 2017 http://ow.ly/Dhbv30aZtrP #GlobalCitizens #CGMS #mythbusting

money.cnn.com Contrary to popular belief, undocumented immigrants are U.S. taxpayers, but considering they aren't citizens, how can they pay taxes to begin with...

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The Trump administration has deported a ‘dreamer’ for first time,...

The Trump administration has deported a ‘dreamer’ for first time, advocates say - http://ow.ly/Jw2W30aZsM9 #GlobalCitizens #CGMS

washingtonpost.com Lawyers for Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez, 23, filed a lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act Tuesday demanding that the federal government...

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Once Routine, Immigration Check-Ins Are Now High Stakes

Once Routine, Immigration Check-Ins Are Now High Stakes - The New York Times http://ow.ly/IEq930aLqnx

nytimes.com Under President Trump, a ritual for some unauthorized immigrants, who are required to meet periodically with an ICE officer, has turned threatening.

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Analysis | Can we overcome public ignorance about immigration?

Can we overcome public ignorance about immigration? - The Washington Post http://ow.ly/DOY630aDpoU #CGMS #GlobalCitizens

washingtonpost.com New research confirms previous findings showing that public ignorance increases opposition to immigration, but also suggests that it can...

Join UMD scholars at McKeldin Library on April 6 to discuss immigration under the Trump administration.

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This is what immigration means to the US economy in two charts

This is what immigration means to the U.S. economy in two charts http://ow.ly/efEj30antSu #GlobalCitizens #CGMS

cnbc.com Immigrants are responsible for nearly half the population growth of the United States and are also a sizable part of the labor force growth.

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The Sriracha Argument for Immigration

The Sriracha Argument for Immigration - The New Yorker http://ow.ly/Fs4330anv6q #GlobalCitizens

newyorker.com When fighting for the rights of immigrants, and the greater ideal of immigration, food just might be an unexpected weapon.

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Students Serve Up Stories Of Beloved Family Recipes In A Global Cookbook

Students Serve Up Stories Of Beloved Family Recipes In A Global Cookbook : The Salt : NPR http://ow.ly/fIci30akTRd #GlobalCitizens #CGMS

npr.org Many students at D.C.'s Capital City Charter School are first-generation Americans. For a creative writing project, a literacy nonprofit picked a...

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Skilled immigrants often struggle to put degrees, credentials to use in...

Skilled immigrants often struggle to put degrees, credentials to use in U.S. - Chicago Tribune http://ow.ly/PXNq30akUpm #GlobalCitizens

chicagotribune.com President Trump praised merit-based immigration, but highly skilled immigrants often hit obstacles when they seek jobs in their fields in the U.S.

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There's a gaping hole in the rationale for Trump's border wall

Trump's promise to build border wall undermined by immigration trends - Business Insider http://ow.ly/Xce930abWy2

businessinsider.com Many fewer people are actually trying to cross into the United States illegally.

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Inside the New Emergency App for Undocumented Immigrants

Inside the New Emergency App for Undocumented Immigrants - Rolling Stone http://ow.ly/EEli30abVY4 #GlobalCitizens #CGMS

rollingstone.com How an advocacy organization and a tech team created Notifica to offer a small piece of mind for immigrants facing possible deportation.

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'Know your rights': Fearful immigrants are offered anti-deportation...

Fearful immigrants are offered anti-deportation training http://ow.ly/UUx5309WpQR

cnbc.com Called "know your rights" training, the sessions have been pushed by some groups as a way to prepare for a possible crackdown on illegal immigration.

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Perspective | We didn’t think we agreed on undocumented immigration. We...

Immigration reform: How an undocumented immigrant and a Republican Congressman found common ground - Washington Post http://ow.ly/OPV5309Rd6c

washingtonpost.com All it takes is listening to each other.

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