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TOPIC: migrationClear

Joe Costanzo

Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Immigration Research

Expertise: Immigration, migration, Integration policy and indicators, Estimating immigrant status (and the foreign born), Overseas Americans, Immigrants and ethnic minorities in Europe (Belgium), Community, Urban studies

Currently, Costanzo is developing his research agenda into the recruitment and retention of immigrant talent into the United States. He is also researching the understudied population of Americans living overseas as well as exploring the role of socio-cultural events in immigrant integration. Previously, Costanzo served for more than ten years as a social scientist and policy analyst in immigration for the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security.

David Haines

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Expertise: migration

Haines has published and edited numerous articles and books on refugees, immigrants and illegal immigration in the United States and is the convener of an international comparative project on migration in East Asia. He is the former chair of the American Anthropological Association’s Committee on Refugees and Immigrants. He can speak on immigration policy, as well as issues related to the terms "refugees," "economic refugees" and "environmental refugees."

Media Contact: Michele McDonald, 703-993-8781, mmcdon15@gmu.edu