Christina M. Gibson-Davis

Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy

Professor of Sociology
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center
Affiliate of the Center for Child and Family Policy


Christina Gibson-Davis explores how a stepped-up enforcement of immigration policy in Mecklenburg County, NC, led to a surprising result. The harsher immigration law enforcement actually led to decreased use of parental care for immigrant mothers and even declines in birth weight. (Policy 360 podcast)

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