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Doctoral Dissertation Research: Immigration, Mixed-Status Families, Risk Management and Vulnerability
Principal Investigator: Cecilia Menjívar
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation
Period: 2017 - 2018
Status: Active

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Andrea Gomez Cervantes received a dissertation award from the National Science Foundation for doctoral students in Sociology. Gomez Cervantes' project examines the challenges that mixed-status families (those with a variety of legal statuses in the same family, such as undocumented, semi-legal or citizens) face in Kansas. She will conduct a qualitative study of sixty in-depth interviews with indigenous (Mixteco and Tlapaneco) and non-indigenous Latino mixed-status family members in Kansas. Her advisor, Cecilia Menjívar Chavez, serves as PI. Dr. Menjívar Chavez is Co-Director of the Center for Migration Research at IPSR. IPSR provided research and grant development assistance and will administer the award. See link below for more information.

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Family Migration and Early Life Outcomes
Principal Investigator: Victor Agadjanian
Funding Agency: Pennsylvania State University
Period: 2016 - 2017
Status: Active

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