Research & Scholarship

Below, you will find a selection of recent and forthcoming work by NYU Law faculty in this area of study. Although this list is not comprehensive, it provides a sample of the work our faculty are doing in this field today. You can also visit the Publications pages in our individual Faculty Profiles for more information.

* Accepted and forthcoming
** Working paper


Adam Cox and Alessandra Casella. "A Property Approach to Temporary Work Visas," Journal of Legal Studies*

Adam Cox. "Three Mistakes in Open Borders Debates," in NOMOS LVII: Immigration, Emigration, and Migration 51 (Jack Knight, ed., New York University Press, 2017) 

Adam Cox and Thomas Miles. “Does Immigration Enforcement Reduce Crime? Evidence from Secure Communities,” 57 Journal of Law and Economics 937 (November 2014)

Adam Cox and Thomas Miles. “Legitimacy and Cooperation: Will Immigrants Cooperate with Local Police Who Enforce Federal Immigration Law?” (September 2015)**

Adam Cox and Cristina Rodriguez. “The President and Immigration Law Redux,” 125 Yale Law Journal (2015)*

Alina Das ’05. “Unshackling Habeas Review: Chevron Deference and Statutory Inerpretation in Immigration Detention Cases,” 90 NYU Law Review 143 (April 2015)

Nancy Morawetz ’81 and Natasha Fernández-Silber ’13. “Immigration Law and the Myth of Comprehensive Registration,” 48 UC Davis Law Review 141 (November 2014)