Annual Workshop for Small Grant Recipients: Immigration and Poverty

Date & time

Apr 9, 2010, 9:00 am-3:30 pm EDT


Michigan Union, Parker Room
Ann Arbor, MI

Please RSVP to attend this workshop by emailing, indicating whether you will attend breakfast and/or lunch.

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9 AM - 9:45 AM
Continental Breakfast

9:45 AM - 10 AM
Opening Remarks, Introductions
Sheldon Danziger, University of Michigan

10 AM - 11 AM
Learning to be Illegal: Undocumented Youth and Shifting Legal Contexts in the Transition to Adulthood
Roberto G. Gonzales, University of Washington

Discussant: Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Northwestern University

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11 AM - 12 PM
The Impact of State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Policies on the Health Insurance Coverage for Young Children in Immigrant Families
Kelly S. Mikelson, University of Texas and Erin Hamilton, University of California-Davis

Discussant: Jordan Matsudaira, Cornell University

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12 PM - 12:45 PM

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
The Influence of Legal Status on Educational Transitions among Mexican Immigrant Youth: Empirical Patterns and Policy Implications
Emily K. Greenman and Matthew Hall, The Pennsylvania State University

Discussant: Rodney J. Andrews, University of Texas-Dallas

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1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Leavin' Da Hood, Saliendo del Barrio: Racial, Ethnic, and Documentation Status Differences in Residential Mobility Decisions
David A. Cort, University of Massachusetts

Discussant: David Harding, University of Michigan

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2:45 PM - 3 PM
Concluding Remarks
Sheldon Danziger, University of Michigan




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