Border Security: Immigration Policy Explained By Experts

  • Immigration
  • Children & Families
Communications Manager and Producer, No Jargon

On June 26 and 27th, Democratic presidential hopefuls face their first debate on a national stage. While the debates will cover a broad range of issues, immigration is likely to be among them. As you prepare for your coverage of the debates and resulting policy discussions, the following scholars are available and prepared to comment on border security and immigration.

Border Security and Immigration Reform

University of Kentucky

Expert on the history of the modern immigrants' rights movement.

American University

Expert on the political inclusion of immigrants and minorities, the US-Mexico border, and the link between migration and mental health.

University of Chicago

Expert on international migration, race and ethnicity, and social stratification. 

University of Chicago

Expert on international migration, law and society, race and ethnicity, Latino/a sociology, and political sociology.

University of California, Merced

Expert on the social consequences of immigration policy, with a focus on deportations.

University of Texas at El Paso

Expert on border security, immigration law enforcement, and attendant human rights issues. 

Northeastern University

Expert on how contemporary immigration is changing U.S. racial dynamics particularly with regard to racial classification and interracial relations.

California State University San Marcos

Expert on immigration law enforcement in the United States with a particular focus on the nation's northern and southern borders. 

City University of New York

Expert on the interaction between law, legal institutions, and politics. Her substantive areas of expertise are in U.S. immigration and constitutional law, policy, and history. 

University of California, Davis

Expert on citizenship, legal status, and opportunities for mobility.

Washington University in St. Louis

Expert on the integration of immigrants in the United States and the implications of immigrant-native relations for inequality and group politics. 

University of California, San Diego

Expert on political and legal issues regarding immigration, civil rights, jobs and equal opportunity.

University of California, San Diego

Expert on politics of immigration, citizenship, and migrant "illegality."