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Senior Program Officer Presents at Leadership Forum in Vancouver

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Fairness Should be Focus of Bipartisan Immigration Reform

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NIJ Grant Extended for Research on Gangs and Human Trafficking

Associate Professor Ami Carpenter, PhD, will continue her research on gangs and human trafficking, through an additional grant award from th…

Dean Marquez Welcomes New Students on KUSI San Diego

Kroc School Dean Patricia Marquez, PhD, appeared on KUSI San Diego on the first day of classes for USD students. She spoke with enthusiasm o…

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Institutional Violence and Children at the Border

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Migrants, Kidnapping and Serious Violations of Human Rights in Mexico

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Judging the Judge: A Human Rights Report on the United States

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