June 1, 2017 — The Borders, Trade, and Immigration (BTI) Institute has announced a new funding opportunity in the area of border security, trade and immigration. The new projects will expand partnerships of the DHS Center of Excellence at UH.
Message|Message from the Director: Ioannis Kakadiaris
May 10, 2017 — The director's message of the Spring 2017 Newsletter of the Borders, Trade, and Immigration (BTI) Institute at the University of Houston.
December 2, 2016 — The director's message of the inaugural newsletter of the Borders, Trade, and Immigration (BTI) Institute at the University of Houston.
Announcement|Children Displaced Across Borders: Bridging Policy, Practice, and Diciplinary Approaches to Further Human Rights
November 19, 2016 — Practitioners, attorneys, advocates, researchers, and students in both Houston and in Wales will come together to discuss challenges faced by immigrant, refugee, asylee, and trafficked children and youth.
Location: The Rockwell Pavilion
Spotlight|BTI Fellow Subash Khatry Studies Impact of Immigration on U.S.-Born Workers
November 16, 2016 — Khatry’s paper, titled “Effects of Immigration on Wages: A Reappraisal” analyzes U.S. census data from 1960 all the way through 2014 in order to determine the true impact of unauthorized and authorized immigrants on native U.S. American jobs.
Release|Homeland Security Academic Council appoints Khator
October 21, 2016 — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced that Khator was one of eight new appointees to the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council, or HSAAC.
UH President Khator Appointed to Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council
October 19, 2016 — Renu Khator, chancellor of the University of Houston System and president of the University of Houston, has been appointed to the United States Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC) as one of eight new members.
In The News|Homeland Security Academic Council appoints Khator
The Daily Cougar (Oct 21, 2016) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced that Khator was one of eight new appointees to the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council, or HSAAC.
Announcement|The Structure, Behavior, and Influence of Salvadorian Gangs and their Implications for the Rule of Law in the U.S. and El Salvador
Meet the Researchers
October 26, 2016 — The presentation will review the scope and nature of the gang problem in El Salvador and the United States, and assesses their capacity to respond to these problems using findings from three separate studies.
Release|UH to Lead National Center for Borders, Trade, and Immigration
October 13, 2015 — Seeking to strengthen national security, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has named the University of Houston to lead a Center of Excellence focused on borders, trade, and immigration research.