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Liza Fuentes is a research scientist at the Guttmacher Institute. Fuentes’ studies focus on access to and the use of contraception, abortion, abortion restrictions, self-managed abortion, reproductive autonomy and clinical training in reproductive health.
Anthony Christian Ocampo is a professor of sociology at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. As a writer and scholar, his work focuses on race, immigration and LGBTQ issues.
Pablo Bose, a migration and urban studies scholar, is an associate professor of geography and director of the Global and Regional Studies Program at the University of Vermont.
Suyapa Portillo Villeda is an associate professor in Chicana/o Latina/o Transnational Studies at Pitzer College. Her work broadly focuses on social movements in Central America with a focus on Honduras.
Elizabeth OuYang is a civil rights attorney and advocate. She is a professor at Columbia University and her areas of expertise include voting, immigration, media accountability, and combating hate crimes and police brutality.
Kenneth Fernandez is a professor of political science at the College of Southern Nevada. Previously, he was an assistant professor of political science and policy studies at Elon University.
Shirley Leyro is a criminologist and an assistant professor of social sciences, human services and criminal justice at Borough of Manhattan Community College, part of the City University of New
Jessica L. Lavariega Monforti is dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at California Lutheran University.
Erika Andiola is a well-known immigration activist. She is the chief advocacy officer for RAICES and co-host of the organization’s Homeland Insecurity podcast.
Van C. Tran is a professor of sociology at CUNY who studies the integration of immigrants and their children, ethnic and racial categories, diversity and intergroup relations, neighborhood gentrification, and urban poverty and social inequality.
Laila Lalami is a Moroccan-American writer and a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside.
Ron Hira is an associate professor of political science at Howard University. He is also a research associate with the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.
Ana Gonzalez-Barrera researches public opinion of Hispanic and immigrant populations in the U.S. at the Pew Research Center. She is an expert on U.S. immigration, particularly on Mexican immigration to the U.S. and border apprehensions and deportations.
María Pabón López is a professor of law at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where she also served as dean from 2011 to 2015.
Maria Cristina Garcia is the Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies at Cornell University. Her work focuses on refugees, immigration, exiles, and transnationals in the Americas. Her book “Havana USA: Cuban Exiles and Cuban Americans in South Florida” provides an in-depth look at the migration of Cubans to the U.S. after Fidel Castro took power in 1959.
Guillermo Grenier is a professor of sociology and chair of the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies in the School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University.
George J. Borjas is the Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Luis Zayas is dean of the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas, Austin and the Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy.
Hisham Aidi is a senior lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.
Linda Chavez is a conservative commentator. She is president of the Becoming American Institute, part of Defending Democracy Together.
Jennifer Lee is the Julian Clarence Levi Professor of Social Sciences at Columbia University and former president of the Eastern Sociological Society.
Jerry Gonzalez is the founder and CEO of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) and the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund.
Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal is the executive director of Lawyers for Civil Rights and a civil rights attorney specializing in immigration law and legal issues affecting the LGBT community and those living
Lorella Praeli is vice president of Community Change.
Cecillia Wang is a deputy legal director at the ACLU and the director of the Center for Democracy, which encompasses the ACLU’s work on immigrants’ rights, voting rights, national security,
Lisa García Bedolla is an education professor at the University of California, Berkeley. She is also the school’s vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate division.
Mae Ngai is the Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and professor of history at Columbia University.
Kevin R. Johnson is dean and the Mabie-Apallas professor of public interest law and Chicana/o studies at the University of California, Davis.
Karthick Ramakrishnan teaches political science and public policy at the University of California, Riverside, and is the founding director of its Center for Social Innovation.
Mark Hugo Lopez is the director of global migration and demography research at Pew Research Center.
Cristina Rodriguez is Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School, where she focuses on constitutional law, administrative law and immigration law.
Tom K. Wong is an associate professor of political science at the University of California, San Diego. He is also the founding director of the U.S. Immigration Policy Center (USIPC).
Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco was named chancellor of the University of Massachusetts, Boston, in 2021.
Hyepin Im is the founder, president and CEO of Faith and Community Empowerment a nonprofit that works nationally to connect local Korean and Asian-American immigrant communities with the private and public institutions that affect their lives politically and economically.
Claudia Galindo is an associate professor of education policy at the University of Maryland, College Park’s College of Education.
Veronica (Ronnye) Vargas Stidvent can speak about law, politics and policy trends in the Hispanic community.