Caitlin Patler's research on Improvement of DACA Recipients Mental Health featured in Public Radio International

Migration research cluster

Assistant Professor Patler comments “Now that these people have experienced life with DACA, they have a new baseline to compare things to.” She further says that they have lost “ontological security" as they worry that they will be deported or would be unable to work because of the personal information they have submitted to the government.

Dean Kevin Johnson comments “We often don’t think about the trauma caused to real people by our immigration policies.”

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