Illegal migration worldwide poses security risks
Political scientist Kamal Sadiq investigates how paperwork - often falsely obtained - grants citizenship to illegal immigrants
An era of mass migrations, porous borders and easily obtained fraudulent documents is blurring the definition of citizenship and putting national security at risk around the globe, says UC Irvine political science professor Kamal Sadiq in his new book, Paper Citizens: How Illegal Immigrants Acquire Citizenship in Developing Countries.
Perspectives on peace
Olive Tree Initiative gives Moran Cohen, Dalai Lama Endowed Scholar and second-year business economics major, greater insight into Middle East conflict
When Moran Cohen visited Israel and Palestine in September with 13 other UC Irvine students as part of the campus-based Olive Tree Initiative, she went places she never dreamed she’d visit. She grew up in Israel and believed that Israelis aren’t supposed to go to the West Bank.
Minimum wage revisited
New book by economist David Neumark explores how increases to minimum wage may hurt young workers, economy
As Barack Obama prepares to take office as the nation’s 44th president, the American public is preparing itself for a number of new changes sure to follow in his wake.
Included among his plan for strengthening the economy is an increase to the federal minimum wage, a move UC Irvine economist David Neumark warns against in his new book, Minimum Wages.
From soldier to scholar
International studies and biology undergrad hopes to pursue a career in public health after serving as medic in Iraq
Michael Flores was eager to return to life as an Anteater after serving as a medic in the Iraq War. After evading improvised explosive devices and surviving 20-hour combat missions across the desert, he felt confident taking on the demands of biology and international studies courses.
SPOTLIGHT EVENT - Human Rights: Now More Than Ever
December 10, 2008 @ 11:00 am
Humanities Instructional Building, Room 135
In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UCI Human Rights Program presents: “Human Rights: Now More Than Ever.” Learn about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights from UCI faculty and students who engage in human rights research and advocacy. Coffee and cookies will be available.