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Border Crisis: GW Experts Available to Comment

July 23, 2014
GW has experts available to comment on the political, legal, social and international aspects of the ongoing immigration controversy.
 
To schedule an interview with any of the below experts, contact Jason Shevrin at 202-994-5631 or jshevrin@gwu.edu
 
Tyler Anbinder, professor of history, can speak to the historical context of American immigration.
 
Alberto M. Benítez, professor of clinical law, can comment on legal and civil rights aspects of immigration policy. 
 
Steven Billet, associate professor of political management, can talk about the legislative politics of immigration and why he says nothing is going to happen in Congress. 
 
Eleanor Brown, associate professor of law, is an international law expert who can comment on the legal aspects of migration.
 
Lara Brown, associate professor of political management, can discuss the immigration debate’s effect on electoral politics.
 
James Ferrer, Jr., research professor of business and international affairs, is the director of GW’s Center for Latin American Issues. He can comment on U.S. relations with Latin American nations as well as the broader geopolitical context of the issue.
 
Cynthia McClintock, professor of political science and international affairs, is a former director of the Latin American Studies Association. She can speak about the politics and international relations of Latin America.
 
Marie Price, professor of geography and international affairs, can comment on human migration and Latin American development. 
 
GW’s Flash Studio, a state-of-the-art broadcast studio, is available for remote, live or taped television and radio interviews. The studio is operated in partnership with VideoLink.