Roy Germano made The Other Side of Immigration while conducting a survey of 700 families in rural Mexico. He holds a Ph.D. in Government from the University of Texas at Austin and is a research scholar at the New York University School of Law and a professor in the New York University Program on International Relations. His research has appeared in journals like Perspectives on Politics, Latino Studies, and Electoral Studies. His other documentary films include A Mexican Sound and the VICE series Immigrant America. He has provided commentary and analysis to media outlets like MSNBC, Fox News, NPR, WNYC, Vice News, Univision, El Pais, and Telemundo.
- "Migrants' Remittances and Economic Voting in the Mexican Countryside," Electoral Studies, Vol. 32, No. 4, December 2013: 875–885.
- "The Political Economy of Remittances: Emigration, Social Insurance Provision, and Political Behavior in Mexico," Ph.D. Diss. University of Texas at Austin, August 2010.
- "Out of the Shadows: DREAMer Identity in the Immigrant Youth Movement," Latino Studies, Vol. 12., No. 3, September 2014: 449-467. (with Pedro de la Torre)
- "Analytic Filmmaking: A New Approach to Research and Publication in the Social Sciences," Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 12, No. 3, September 2014: 663-676 & "Analytic Filmmaking: A Response to Critics"
- "Unauthorized Immigrants Paid $100 Billion Into Social Security Over Last Decade," Vice News, August 4, 2014.