Session 70:
Public Policy and International Migration

Friday, April 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Rooms 414-415
Level 4

Chair: Ellen Percy Kraly, Colgate University
Discussant: Peter McDonald, Australian National University

  1. Remittances and the Healthcare Use of Populations in Origin Communities: Evidence from MexicoCatalina Amuedo-Dorantes, San Diego State University; Susan Pozo, Western Michigan University

  2. Seeking Safe Haven: U.S. Welfare Reform and the Dynamics of Social and Political CitizenshipFrank D. Bean, University of California, Irvine; Jennifer Van Hook, Bowling Green State University

  3. Health Insurance and Health Care Use among Older Mexican Immigrants in the U.S.: Comparison with Their Origin-Country CounterpartsRebeca Wong, University of Maryland; Juan José Diaz, University of Maryland; Monica Espinoza, Princeton University

  4. The Role of Research in Informing Public Policy on International Migration in a Changing WorldLisa S. Roney, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS); Linda W. Gordon, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

  5. Pathways to U.S. Citizenship for Child ImmigrantsKaren A. Woodrow-Lafield

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