My scholarship focuses on immigration law and the changing enforcement roles for the federal government, local governments, and private parties. My most recent project, working with Professor Pham Hoang Van (an economist at Baylor University), measures the immigration climates created when states, counties and cities enact laws regulating immigrants within their jurisdictions.
- Pham, H., & Van, P. H. (2016). State-Created Immigration Climates and Domestic Migration.
- Pham, H., & Van, P. H. (2014). Measuring the Climate for Immigrants: A State-by-State Analysis.
- Pham, H., & Van, P. H. (2013). Measuring State-Created Immigration Climate.
- Pham, H., & Van, P. H. (2010). Economic Impact of Local Immigration Regulation: An Empirical Analysis.