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Ann Chih Lin

Associate Professor of Public Policy; Director, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies
Lin, a political scientist, studies how people experience policy implementation. Her current work examines racial and ethnic difference in the experience of the COVID-19 pandemic; bias reduction against Muslims; national security scapegoating of immigrant groups; conservatism among immigrants; and subnational labor migration policy.

Achieving comprehensive immigration reform in 48 hours!

Jan 23, 2022
Excitement was in the air as some 150 senators, ambassadors and representatives of national and international interest groups eyed each other at an eventing meeting, anxious, suspicious, hopeful that a comprehensive immigration reform package, so...
In the Media

Lin comments on Biden administration immigration proposal

May 2, 2021 PolitiFact
In an article on PolitiFact about Sen. Thom Tillis's claim that the Biden administration would grant mass amnesty to illegal immigrants, Lin is quoted as saying that Biden’s proposal might in some ways be stricter than President Ronald Reagan’s 1986...

Q&A with Ann Lin on immigration reform executive action

Nov 11, 2014
A Q&A between Greta Guest, Michigan News, and Ann Lin, associate professor at the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy. Lin has studied recent federal efforts to reform immigration policies and shares her thoughts on why meaningful...

Ford students "exercise" to open 2012 with policy simulation

Jan 23, 2012
The Ford School's MPA and MPP cohorts quickly turned their attention at the start of 2012 from "NYE" to "IPE."The Integrated Policy Exercise is an intensive, three-day simulation in which students work en masse on a number of policymaking scenarios...
State & Hill

Crossing borders

Sep 15, 2009
Applied Policy Seminar Evolves With Student Interests In the shadow of the Detroit-Windsor Ambassador Bridge, Mexicantown's authentic restaurants and bakeries delight tourists and locals. Every year, millions of Midwesterners drive through the...
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

The need for commonsense immigration reform

Oct 28, 2013, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow. Join the conversation on Twitter: #policytalks About Cecilia Muñoz Cecilia Muñoz (AB '84) is the Assistant to the President and Director of the Domestic Policy Council, which coordinates the domestic policy-making process in the White House. Prior to this role, she served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs where she oversaw the Obama Administration's relationships with state and local governments. Before joining the Obama Administration, Cecilia serv
Ford School

Immigration and Poverty

Jun 23, 2008, 3:30-4:30 pm EDT
Betty Ford Classroom, 1110 Weill Hall
Read the paper by Steven Raphael.
Ford School
Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series

Latinos, immigration policy, and the national interest

Mar 28, 2007, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Cecilia Muñoz, Vice President, Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation, National Council of La Raza; Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence, Gerald R.
Ford School

The impact of state-led immigration reform: Labor market evidence from Arizona

Dec 2, 2010, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall
About the lecture With the federal government on the sidelines of immigration reform, several states have passed legislation meant to control and deter unauthorized immigration. Arguably the most restrictive of such efforts is Arizona's 2007 Legal Arizona Workers Act (LAWA), which in part holds employers accountable for verifying worker eligibility. Dr.

Immigration and Poverty: Research and Policy Issues

Jun 15, 2004, 12:00 am EDT
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Cecilia Munoz, Vice President, Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation, National Council of La Raza. James P. Smith, Senior Economist, Rand Corporation. Philip L. Martin, Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis. Read Immigration: Shaping and Reshaping America.
Ford School