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A joint report from USC and UCLA documents the damage 
done to American children who live in the shadow of a 
parent’s unauthorized immigration status. 
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Children suffer in shadow of parent’s unauthorized immigration status

April 7, 2015

USC Price Professor and Tomas Rivera Policy Institute Director Roberto Suro was the lead author of a new report, documenting the damage done to American children who live in the shadow of a parent’s unauthorized immigration status, which provides evidence for a new effort to turn back court challenges to President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. The joint report from USC and UCLA was released in conjunction with the April 6 filing of a legal brief (Texas et al., v. United States et al.) by educational organizations and children’s rights advocates that support the administration’s position in litigation over the president’s plans to shield millions of unauthorized immigrants from deportation.

Tang, Pisano win Public Administration Review outstanding article award

February 24, 2015

USC Price School of Public Policy professors Shui-Yan Tang and Mark Pisano were named winners of the Louis Brownlow Award by the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) for their research paper “Using Common-Pool Resource Principles to Design Local Government Fiscal Sustainability.” The award recognizes the outstanding article for 2014 authored or co-authored by a practitioner in Public Administration Review, a leading scholarly journal in the field.

The study compared 2,474 residents in two Mexican cities. 
(Photo by Robert Valencia)

Study: Extra income boosts health of elderly in developing countries

December 22, 2014

Boosting the incomes of poor, elderly residents in developing countries can significantly improve their health and well-being, particularly in lung function and memory, according to a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. USC Price School of Public Policy Assistant Professor Emma Aguila co-authored the study.

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