April 2009 Archives

IHRC Grant-in-Aid Program Deadline is June 1, 2009

The Immigration History Research Center (IHRC) offers grants of up to $500 to assist scholars traveling to conduct research at the IHRC. The deadline for applications for 2009-2010 grants is June 1, 2009.

Jamal Adam Selected for 2009 NEH Immigration Institute

The IHRC congratulates affiliate Jamal A. Adam on being selected as one of 25 participants for the "American Immigration Revisited" National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute in 2009.

Is Anybody Looking Out for Best Interests of Children?

When U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detain and subsequently deport undocumented workers, what happens to the children of those workers, many of whom were born in the U.S. and, by law, are U.S. citizens? A special panel at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14 titled "America’s Children and U.S. Immigration Enforcement: Is Anybody Looking Out For the Best Interests Of The Children?" discusses this important issue.