CCISLogo-finalThe Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS) at UC San Diego has launched a new blog ( that will provide analyses of the comprehensive immigration reform debate as it unfolds. The purpose of the CIR 2013 blog is to provide scholars and the public with analyses that speak directly to the question of whether comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) will pass in 2013. These analyses will use social science research methods to answer practical, policy-relevant questions.