Patler, Caitlin. 2018. “Undocumented Youth Organizations, Anti-Deportation Campaigns, and the Boundaries of Belonging.” Social Problems. 65(1). Online First.
Patler, Caitlin. 2017. “Undocumented Disadvantage, Citizen Advantage, or Both? The Comparative Educational Outcomes of Second and 1.5-Generation Latino Young Adults.” International Migration Review. Online First.
Patler, Caitlin and Tanya Golash-Boza. 2017. “The Fiscal and Human Costs of Immigration Detention and Deportation in the United States.” Sociology Compass. 11(11):1-9.
Patler, Caitlin and Whitney N. Laster Pirtle. 2017. “From Undocumented to Lawfully Present: Do Changes to Legal Status Impact Psychological Wellbeing Among Latino Immigrant Young Adults?” Social Science & Medicine. Online first.
- News Coverage: Public Radio International, CNN, Highly Relevant Podcast, KFBK News Radio, NPR/Valley Public Radio, University of California News
- Featured on Youth Circulations Blog, ImmigrationProf Blog, and American Sociological Association Section on Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility “My Two Cents” Column
Patler, Caitlin and Nicholas Branic. 2017. “Patterns of Spouse and Child Visitation during Immigration Detention.” RSF: The Russell Sage Journal of the Social Sciences 3(4):18-36.
- Cited in Amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in Jennings v. Rodriguez: “Brief of 43 Social Science Researchers and Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents.” November 2016.
- Cited in Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council, “Report of the Subcommittee on Privatized Immigration Detention Facilities,” December 2016.
- Featured by the American Sociological Association, “Private Detention of Immigrants Deters Family Visits, Study Finds,” August 2016.
Patler, Caitlin, Kristina Shull and Katie Dingeman-Cerda. Forthcoming. “Detention and Deportation.” in The Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies, Second Edition., edited by S. J. Gold and S. J. Nawyn. London and New York: Routledge.
Patler, Caitlin and Roberto G. Gonzales. 2015. “Framing Citizenship: Media Coverage of Anti-Deportation Cases Led by Undocumented Immigrant Youth Organizations.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. 41(9): 1453-74.
Patler, Caitlin. 2014. “Racialized Illegality: The Convergence of Race and Legal Status among Black, Latino and Asian-American Undocumented Young Adults.” In Carty, Victoria, Rafael Luévano and Tekle Woldemikael, Eds. Scholars and Southern Californian Immigrants in Dialogue: New Conversations in Public Sociology. Lexington Press.
Patler, Caitlin C. 2010. “Alliance-Building and Organizing for Immigrant Rights: The Case of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles,” in Milkman, Ruth et al. (editors), Low-Wage Worker Organizing and Advocacy: The L.A. Model. Ithaca, Cornell University Press.
Research Reports & Book Reviews
Patler, Caitlin. 2016. Book Review of Joana Dreby’s Everyday Illegal: When Policies Undermine Immigrant Families. Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews. 45: 597–599.
“The Economic Impacts of Long-Term Immigration Detention in Southern California.” 2015. UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment.
“From Undocumented to DACAmented: Impacts of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program, Three Years Following its Announcement.” 2015. UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (with Jorge Cabrera and Dream Team Los Angeles).
- Cited in Amicus Curiae briefs submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in United States v. Texas (in support of DAPA and extended DACA). March 2016.
“Leaders on Campus and in the Community: The Civic and Educational Pathways of California Dream Network Members.” 2013. University of Southern California Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (with Veronica Terriquez and Uriel Rivera)
“Powerful Learning: The Impact of CHIRLA’s Wise Up! On Members’ Educational and Civic Pathways.” 2013. University of Southern California Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration and UCLA Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access. (With Veronica Terriquez, John Rogers, and Alejandra Johnson-Vargas).
“Aspiring Americans: Undocumented Youth Leaders in California.” 2012. University of Southern California Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration. (with Veronica Terriquez, translated into Spanish and Korean).
“Reaching the Dream: The Federal DREAM Act, the California Dream Act and Undocumented Student Activism.” 2011. Research & Policy Brief No. 10-June 2011. UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment. (with Lauren D. Appelbaum)
Under Review & In Progress
Patler, Caitlin, Jeffrey O. Sacha, and Nicholas Branic. “Solitary Confinement Practices in a Subset of U.S. Immigrant Detention Facilities.” Conditionally Accepted. Journal of Population Research.
Patler, Caitlin. “To Reveal or Conceal: How Diverse Undocumented Youth Navigate Legal Status Disclosure.” Revised and Resubmitted.
Patler, Caitlin, Shannon Gleeson, and Matthias Schonlau. “The Impact of Immigrant Legal Status and Human Capital on Legal Knowledge and Claims-Making in Low Wage and Unregulated Labor Markets.” Under review.
Patler, Caitlin. “Stigma Heterogeneity: The Role of Immigrant Labor Markets in Structuring Reintegration among Noncitizens following Imprisonment.”
Gonzalez, Gabriela and Caitlin Patler. “The Educational Consequences of Parental Immigration Detention.”
Patler, Caitlin and Angela Carter. “Degrees of Stigmatization: Does Human Capital Impact the Mark of a Criminal Record?”
Patler, Caitlin, Erin Hamilton, and Robin Savinar. “Immigration Status and Psychological Wellbeing: A Representative Study of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program in California, 2012-2016.”
Hamilton, Erin, Caitlin Patler, and Robin Savinar. “Step by Step: A Representative Study of the Socioeconomic Impacts of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program in California, 2012-2016.”