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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Request for Proposals in Immigration Research

Request for Proposals in Immigration Research
The National Center for Border Security and Immigration (BORDERS), headquartered at the University of Arizona, is pleased to announce a competitive research opportunity to address current challenges in immigration studies.
Each project will be funded at approximately $100,000.  The performance period is one year and will begin on June 1, 2013.  Proposals are due March 1, 2013.
This effort, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of University Programs (OUP), invites qualified researchers to propose projects that will provide DHS stakeholders, policy-makers and the public with contemporary and innovative research that addresses current research challenges in immigration studies.
Through this Request for Proposals (RFP), BORDERS encourages proposals for research that will inform the public as well as assist the government in effectively managing the nation’s immigration system.
BORDERS is seeking proposals in the following five broad topic areas:
Ø  Impacts of Enforcement on Unauthorized Flows
Ø  Population Dynamics
Ø  Immigration Policy
Ø  Immigration Administration
Ø  Civic Integration and Citizenship
To view the full RFP and to access application materials, please click the link above or copy and paste the following URL into a web browser:
 BORDERS is a consortium of 16 premier institutions headquartered at the University of Arizona whose mission is to provide scientific knowledge, develop technologies and techniques, and evaluate policies to meet the challenges of border security and immigration. For more information about the Center please visit


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