In The Media

In The Hill,  James Witte writes op-ed, "Why bootleggers and Baptists are resisting change on the southern border"

In The Hill, James Witte writes op-ed, "Why bootleggers and Baptists are resisting change on the southern border"

Forty years ago, economist Bruce Yandle — who is affiliated with George Mason University’s Mercatus Center— used regulatory economics and U.S. alcohol regulation to illustrate why seemingly polar opposites join forces and benefit from the status quo, only in very different ways. This provides a framework for understanding why Washington fails to get anything done to understand the situation on the southern border and immigration policy more broadly.

George Mason incubator helps immigrant entrepreneurs rise In The Media

George Mason incubator helps immigrant entrepreneurs rise

A recent article in Virginia Business highlights the launch of the Shrivastava Family Refugee and Immigrant Success through Entrepreneurship (RISE) program at the George Mason's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE).

Are Hispanics Following the Path of the Irish? In The Media

Are Hispanics Following the Path of the Irish?

lya Somin, Professor of Law at George Mason University and Institute for Immigration Research Faculty Affiliate, reflects in "reason" on prominent economic policy commentator Noah Smith's evidence that "Hispanics are in fact following a trajectory similar to that of Irish-Americans in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries."

IIR data on Salvadorans in the DC Metro Area featured in The Metropole In The Media

IIR data on Salvadorans in the DC Metro Area featured in The Metropole

In a recent post to "The Metropole: The Official Blog of the Urban history Association," Edwin A. Rodriguez draws on Institute for Immigration Research maps and data in his detailed overview of Salvadorans in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area.

Americans have favorable view of Mexico In The Media

Americans have favorable view of Mexico

Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government and Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) at George Mason University has been quoted in an article in The Christian Science Monitor that highlights findings from a recent poll about U.S. attitudes about Mexico.