Expert Sources: Immigration, Refugees, Deportation
DAN KANSTROOM, BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL PROFESSOR
Kanstroom is an expert in immigration and refugee law; international human rights; deportation; asylum; and citizenship. He is associate director of the Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice, and director of BC's Post Deportation Human Rights Project. He is author of the books Deportation Nation and Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora.
REV. DAVID HOLLENBACH, SJ, DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE, BOSTON COLLEGE
Fr. Hollenbach is the University Chair in Human Rights and International Justice at Boston College. His expertise is in Christian social ethics, particularly in the areas of the human rights, theory of justice and the role of religion in social and political life. He teaches periodically at Hekima College of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, in Nairobi, Kenya. He is director of Boston College's Center for Human Rights and International Justice.
LISA PATEL, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, LYNCH SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, BOSTON COLLEGE
Patel is an expert on the immigrant experience from an educational perspective. She is the author of the book Youth Held at the Border: Immigration, Education and the Politics of Inclusion. Patel spent years working with an all-immigrant high school, conducting research on both young people and teachers.
WESTY EGMONT, RESEARCH PROFESSOR, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK, BOSTON COLLEGE
Egmont is a leading expert in the area of immigrant integration. He heads the Immigrant Integration Lab at Boston College, an applied research center exploring the intersection of social work and social policy to determine the most appropriate services and delivery systems that lead to full social, civic, and economic integration of the foreign born in the United States.
PETER SKERRY, POLITICAL SCIENCE PROFESSOR, BOSTON COLLEGE
Skerry's research is on social policy, racial and ethnic politics, and immigration. He has been published in the National Review; The New York Times; The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, among others. He is author of the book Counting on the Census? Race, Group Identity, and the Evasion of Politics. He's currently studying the integration of Muslims and Arabs in the US.
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