Dr. Roger Waldinger

Dr. Roger Waldinger is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology at UCLA . Waldinger has previously served as Interim Associate Vice-Provost for International Studies, Chair of the Department of Sociology, and Director of the Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies at UCLA. His research focuses on international migration: its social, political, and economic consequences; the policies and politics emerging in response to its advent; the links between immigrants and the countries and people they have left behind.

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Naturalization isn’t just a family affair; it’s tied to broader currents in the ethnic community to which immigrants belong. (Photo: OverpassLightBrigade/Twitter) Views
Friday, January 25, 2019
An America That Keeps the Doors Open to Citizenship Is Better for New Americans, Old Americans, and Americans Still to Come
President Trump’s latest compromise deal to end the government shutdown comes with strings—strict new anti-immigration rules on asylum, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA), and Temporary Protected Status (TPS). All children from the Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salavador would be...
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