Deportation Relief Publications

Faculty Fellows on the ISS Deportation Relief project have published extensively on the thematic and methodological concerns of immigration reform.


Cook, Maria Lorena, Shannon Gleeson, Kati Griffith & Lawrence Kahn. Forthcoming. “Introduction to a Special Issue on the Impact of Immigrant Legalization Initiatives: International Perspectives on Immigration and the World of Work.” ILR Review. 2018.

Gates, Leslie, Kati Griffith, Jonathan Kim, Zane Mokhiber & Austin Case. Forthcoming. “Sizing Up Worker Center Income (2008-2014): A Study of Revenue Size, Stability and Streams” in No One Size Fits All: Worker Organization, Policy and Movement For a New Economic Age (LERA Research Volume Series, distributed by ILR Press). 2018.


de Graauw, Els and Shannon Gleeson. “Context, Coalitions, and Organizing: Immigrant Labor Rights Advocacy in San Francisco and Houston.” p. 80-98 in The City Is the Factory: Social Movements in the Age of Neoliberal Urbanism. Edited by Miriam Greenberg and Penny Lewis, Cornell University Press. 2017.

Gleeson, Shannon. “Undocumented Workers and Precarious Labor,” p. 210-216 in Race, Ethnicity, Immigration, and Minority Relations.  Edited by Hortencia Jimenez, Cognella Academic Publishing. 2017.

Griffith, Kati. “The Power of a Presumption: California as a Laboratory for Unauthorized Immigrant Workers’ Rights.” 50 UC Davis Law Review 1279. 2017.

  • Adapted version, entitled “Protecting Immigrant Workers’ Rights,” published as a column in San Francisco Daily Journal (March 30, 2017).

Griffith, Kati, and Shannon M. Gleeson. “The Precarity of Temporality: How Law Inhibits Immigrant Worker Claims.” Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 39(1):  111, 2017.

Hall, Matthew. “Direct Retrospective Self-Report (Cross-Sectional) Method.” Encyclopedia of Migration. Edited by Frank D. Bean and Susan K. Brown, Springer. 2017.

Hall, Matthew and Jacob Hibel. “Latino Student Growth and White Migration from U.S. School Districts, 1980-2010.” Social Problems, 64: 457-475, 2017.

Lee, Barrett, Michael Martin, and Matthew Hall. “Solamente Mexicanos? Patterns and Sources of Hispanic Diversity in U.S. Metropolitan Areas.” Social Science Research, 68: 117-31, 2017.

Matsudaira, Jordan. “Federal Efforts Could Improve the Data Available to Drive Improvement in Higher Education,” in Memos to Congress and the Administration on Higher Education. The Urban Institute. 2017.

Matsudaira, Jordan. “The Future of Regulation in the For-profit College Sector,” in Economics and Policy in the Age of Trump. Edited by Chad P. Brown, CEPR Press. 2017.

Matsudaira, Jordan and Richard Patterson. “Teachers’ Unions and School Performance: Evidence from California Charter Schools.” Economics of Education Review, 61: 35-50, 2017.

Taylor, Marylee, Maria Krysan, and Matthew Hall. “The Uncertain Impact of Anglo/Latino Contact on Anglos’ Immigration Policy Views: Awareness of Latinos’ Problems is the Key.” Du Bois Review Social Science Research on Race, 1-25, 2017.

York Cornell, Erin and Matthew Hall. “Neighborhood Problems across the Rural-Urban Continuum: Geographic Trends and Racial and Ethnic Disparities.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 672 (1): 238-256, 2017.


Alvarado, Steven. “Delayed Disadvantage: Neighborhood Context and Child Development.” Social Forces, 94(4): 1847-1877. 2016.

Alvarado, Steven. “Neighborhood disadvantage and obesity across childhood and adolescence: Evidence from the NLSY Children and Young Adults cohort (1986 – 2010).Social Science Research, 57: 80-98, 2016.

Burkhauser, Richard, Markus Hahn, Matthew Hall, and Nicole Watson. “Australia Farewell: Predictors of Emigration in the 2000s.Population Research and Policy Review, 35: 197-215. 2016.

Gleeson, Shannon. Precarious Claims: The Promise and Failure of Workplace Protections in the United States. Oakland: University of California Press. 2016.

Griffith, Kati, and Samuel Estreicher (editors). Who is an Employee and Who is the Employer?: Proceedings of the New York University 68th Annual Conference on Labor (Lexis Edited Volume). 2016.

Griffith, Kati. Introduction: Who is an Employee and Who is the Employer?, in Who is an Employee and Who is the Employer?: Proceedings of the New York University 68th Annual Conference on Labor. 2016.

Hall, Matthew, Laura Tach, and Barrett Lee. “Trajectories of Ethnoracial Diversity in American Communities, 1980-2010.Population and Development Review, 42: 271-97. 2016.

Hall, Matthew and Maria Krysan. “The Neighborhood Context of Latino Threat.Sociology of Race and Ethnicity. 2016.

Matsudaira, Jordan. “Defining and Measuring Institutional Quality in Higher Education.” Quality in the Undergraduate Experience: What Is It? How Is It Measured? Who Decides? Summary of a Workshop. National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Academy of Medicine. 2016.

Matsudaira, Jordan. “Economic Conditions and the Living Arrangements of Young Adults: 1960 to 2011.Journal of Population Economics, 29(1), 167-195. 2016.

Paret, Marcel and Shannon Gleeson, co-editors. “Building Citizenship from Below: Precarity, Migration, and Agency.” Introduction to Special Issue on “Precarity and Agency through a Migration Lens,” Citizenship Studies, 20(3-4): 277-294. 2016.

Rugh, Jacob S. and Matthew Hall.  “Deporting the American Dream: Immigration Enforcement and Latino Foreclosures.” Sociological Science, 3: 1053-1076. 2016.


Alvarado, S.E. and Brian P. An. “Race, Friends, and College Readiness: Evidence from the High School Longitudinal Study.” Race and Social Problems 7(2): 150-167. 2015.

Bada, Xóchitl and Shannon M. Gleeson. “A New Approach to Migrant Labor Rights Enforcement: The Crisis of Undocumented Worker Abuse and Mexican Consular Advocacy in the United States.” Labor Studies Journal,  40(1): 32-53. 2015.

Gleeson, Shannon. “Between Support and Shame: The Impacts of Workplace Violations for Immigrant Families,” p. 29-52 in Research in the Sociology of Work: Immigration and Work, Vol. 27. Edited by Jody Agius Vallejo. Emerald. 2015.

Gleeson, Shannon and David Lopez-Carr. co-editors. “Migration and Health,” Special Issue for the University of California Center of Expertise on Migration and Health Summer Institute Graduate Student Workshop – 2013 in FACTS Reports. Field ACTions Science Reports.,13 (1-3). 2015.

Gleeson, Shannon. “Narratives of Deservingness and the Institutional Youth of Immigrant Workers,” Special Issue on “Complicating the Politics of Deservingness: A Critical Look at Undocumented (Im)migrant Youth.” Edited by Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales, Leisy Abrego, and Kathleen Coll. Association of Mexican-American Educators Journal, 40(1): 32-53. 2015.

Gleeson, Shannon. “‘They Come Here to Work’: An Evaluation of the Economic Argument in Favor of Immigrant Rights.” Citizenship Studies, 19(3-4): 400-420. 2015.

Gleeson, Shannon. “Brokering Immigrant Worker Rights: An Examination of Local Immigration Control, Administrative Capacity, and Civil Society.Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 41(3): 470-4922. 2015.

Gleeson, Shannon.  “Brokered Pathways to Justice and Cracks in the Law: A Closer Look at the Claimsmaking Experiences of Low-wage Workers,” Special Issue on “Low Wage Workers and Organizing.” Edited by M. Anne Visser and Héctor Cordero-Guzman). WorkingUSA: The Journal of Labor & Society, 18(1): 77-102. 2015.

Griffith, Kati. “Worker Centers and Labor Law Protections: Why Aren’t They Having Their Cake?,” 36 Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law 331. 2015.

Griffith, Kati. “When Federal Immigration Exclusion Meets Subfederal Workplace Inclusion: A ‘Forensic’ Approach to Legislative History, ” 17 NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy 881. 2015.

Griffith, Kati. Labor Law and Immigration, in Labor Law: Cases, Materials, and Problems, 8th Edition. 2015.

Griffith, Kati. Cross-Border Labor Law, in Labor Law: Cases, Materials, and Problems, 8th Edition. 2015.

Hall, Matthew, Kyle Crowder, and Amy Spring. “Variations in Housing Foreclosures Across Place and Race, 2005-2012.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 660: 217-37. 2015.

Hall, Matthew, and Emily Greenman. 2015. “The Occupational Risk of Being Illegal in the United States: Legal Status, Job Hazard, and Compensating Differentials.” International Migration Review, 49: 406-42. 2015.

Michael Harper, Samuel Estreicher & Kati Griffith. “Labor Law: Cases, Materials, and Problems,” 8th Edition. 2015.