Professor of Law
Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship
Director, Inter-American Program
B.A., Arizona State University
J.D., Harvard Law School
UNDERSTANDING IMMIGRATION LAW (Lexis-Nexis 2015) (2nd. Ed.) (WITH KEVIN JOHNSON, BILL ONG HING, ENID TRUCIO-HAYNES AND LETICIA SAUCEDO).
GLOBAL ISSUES IN IMMIGRATION LAW (WEST ACADEMIC PUBLISHING 2013) (WITH BETH LYON, WON KIDANE, AND KARLA MCKANDERS).
EVERYDAY LAW FOR LATINOS (Paradigm Publisher 2008) (WITH STEVE BENDER AND GILBERT CARRASCO).
VULNERABLE POPULATIONS AND TRANSFORMATIVE LAW TEACHING: A CRITICAL READER (CAROLINA PRESS 2011) (WITH SALT AND GOLDEN GATE).
Chapters in Books
Local Immigration Regulations after 9/11 in THE OXFORD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LATINOS AND LATINAS IN CONTEMPORARY POLITICS, LAW, AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS (Oxford University Press 2015).
Immigration Federalism and Rights in Immigration Regulation in FEDERAL STATES: CHALLENGES AND RESPONSES IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES (EDITED COLLECTION OF ESSAYS) (SASHA BAGLAY AND DELPHINE NACKACHE, EDS.) (SPRINGER 2013).
A Reflection of Transitional Justice in Guatemala 15 years after the Peace Agreements in VICTIMS OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMES: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY DISCOURSE (CHRISTOPH SAFFERLING & THORSTEN BONACKER, EDS.) (TMC ASSER PRESS 2013).
Learning in Mulukuku: A Journey of Transformation (with Leticia Saucedo) in VULNERABLE POPULATIONS AND TRANSFORMATIVE LAW TEACHING: A CRITICAL READER (CAROLINA PRESS 2011).
The International Rights of Migrants in HANDBOOK ON HUMAN RIGHTS (THOMAS CUSHMAN, ED.) (ROUTLEDGE BOOKS 2011).
Making Civil Liberties Matter in LOCAL IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT (THE POLICE FOUNDATION 2009).
Of Katz and "Aliens": Privacy Expectations and the Immigration Raids, 41 U.C. DAVIS L. REV. 1081 (2008), reprinted in AILA'S GUIDE TO WORKSITE ENFORCEMENT & CORPORATE COMPLIANCE (JOSIE GONZALEZ, ET AL. EDS.) (2008).
Banning Metal Mining in Guatemala, 40 VT. L. REV. 597 (2016) (with Randall S. Abate).
Congressional Dysfunction and Executive Lawmaking During the Obama Administration, 91 CHI.-KENT L. REV. 3 (2016)
Intercultural Legal Sensibility as Transformation, 25 S. CAL. INTERDISC. L. J. (2016).
Raising the Bar: Law Schools and Legal Institutions Leading to Educate Undocumented Law Students (with Beth Lyon and Karla McKanders) 44 ARIZ. ST. L. J. 5 (2012).
Transforming Students, Transforming Selves: Teaching Social Justice in Context, 24 THE PACIFIC MCGEORGE GLOBAL BUSINESS & DEVELOPMENT L. J. 53 (2011).
Silent Victims No More?: Moral Indignation and the Potential for Latino Political Mobilization in Defense of Immigrants, 45 HOUS. L. REV. 73 (2008).
Of Katz and "Aliens": Privacy Expectations and the Immigration Raids, 41 U.C. DAVIS L. REV. 1081 (2008).
The Illusion of Transformative Conflict Resolution: Mediation Domestic Violence Cases in Nicaragua (with Leticia Saucedo) 55 BUFF. L. REV. 1261(2008).
The Subordination and Anti-Subordination Story of the U.S. Immigrant Experience in the 21st Century, 7 NEV. L. J. 713 (2007) (LAT CRIT SYMPOSIUM CLUSTER INTRODUCTION).
On Rights, Federal Citizenship, and the "Alien", 46 WASHBURN L. REV. 101 (2007).
A Victim-Centered Reflection on Truth Commissions and Prosecutions as a Response to Mass Atrocities, 5 J. OF HUM. RTS. 107 (2006).
Aliens in our Midst Post-911: Legislating Outsiderness Within the Borders (With Sylvia Lazos) (Book Review), 38 U.C. DAVIS L. REV. 1683 (2005).
The September 11 Immigration Detentions and Unconstitutional Executive Legislation, 29 SIU L. J. 5 (2004).
An Emerging Universality of Justiciable Victims' Rights in the Criminal Process to Curtail Impunity for State-Sponsored Crimes, 26 HUM. RTS. Q. 605 (2004).
Peace Without Justice: Obstacles to Building the Rule of Law in El Salvador by Margaret Popkin (Book Review), 25 HUM. RTS. Q. 257 (2003).
The 9/11 "National Security" Cases: Three Principles Guiding Judges' Decision-Making, 81 ORE. L. REV. 985 (2002).
In Vindication of Justiciable Victims' Rights to Truth and Justice for State-Sponsored Crimes, 35 VANDERBILT J. OF TRANSNATIONAL L. 1399 (2002).
Courses: Criminal Law, Comparative Latin American Law, Criminal Procedure, Crimmigration, Immigration & Naturalization Law