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Open Access Publications from the University of California

Submission Guidelines

Who Can Submit

The Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS) only publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of CCIS. For additional information, please contact

How to Submit a Paper

Authors may not submit unsolicited papers. All published works are by invitation ONLY through the CCIS Seminar Series.

Overview of the Process

After you submit your paper, we will create an Adobe Acrobat (PDF) version of it and publish it on the site. You will be notified by e-mail when the paper is posted.

How to Revise Your Paper

If you publish this paper or a revised version elsewhere, for example in a journal, please send the citation of the new version to We will be able to inform repository users about the new version.

If you would like to post a revised version of your paper on the site, please follow the instructions in "How to Submit"; however, please specify when you submit the paper that it is a revision of a previously submitted paper.