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Randy Capps

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Randy Capps

Director of Research, U.S. Programs

Randy Capps is Director of Research for U.S. Programs at the Migration Policy Institute. His areas of expertise include immigration trends, the unauthorized population, immigrants in the U.S. labor force, the children of immigrants and their well-being, and immigrant health-care and public benefits access and use.

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Dr. Capps, a demographer, has published widely on immigrant integration at the state and local level, including profiles of immigrant populations in Arkansas, Connecticut, and Maryland, as well as Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Louisville, KY, and Napa County, CA. He also has examined the impact of the detention and deportation of immigrant parents on children.

Prior to joining MPI, Dr. Capps was a researcher in the Immigration Studies Program at the Urban Institute (1993-96, and 2000-08).

He received his PhD in sociology from the University of Texas in 1999 and his master of public affairs degree, also from the University of Texas, in 1992.

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Policy Briefs
March 2007
By Randy Capps, Michael Fix, and Karina Fortuny
Reports
July 2006
By Randy Capps, Jeffrey S. Passel , Michael Fix, and Everett Henderson
Reports
September 2005
By Randy Capps, Michael Fix, Julie Murray, and Jeffrey S. Passel

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Michael Fix and Randy Capps of the Urban Institute explore the changing student population and the trends shaping U.S. urban schools' response to educational reforms such as the No Child Left Behind Act.

Policy Briefs
March 2007
By Randy Capps, Michael Fix, and Karina Fortuny
Reports
July 2006
By Randy Capps, Jeffrey S. Passel , Michael Fix, and Everett Henderson
Reports
September 2005
By Randy Capps, Michael Fix, Julie Murray, and Jeffrey S. Passel

Pages