Assistant Professor of Economics

Popular Press

Why local law enforcement should not enforce federal immigration law,” Tampa Bay Times, April 5, 2019.

Want to stop illegal immigration? Allow more legal immigrants,” (with Abigail Hall), Tribune News Service, December 13, 2018.

There is no ‘chain migration’ problem,” (with Abigail Hall), RealClear Policy, January 26, 2018.

Trump immigrant rhetoric relies on statistical outliers,” (with Abigail Hall), The Mercury News, November 11, 2017.

Anti-price gouging laws don’t benefit consumers,” (with Abigail Hall), Sun-Sentinel, September 7, 2017.

Feds should focus less on fixing immigrants and more on fixing the law,” (with Abigail Hall), The Hill, August 22, 2017.

Media Mentions/Interviews

Mic News, “A local North Carolina race could reinstate an ICE program that targets Latinos” November 3, 2018.

PM Tampa Bay, WFLA 970, “How Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Could Affect Tampa Bay” March 9, 2018.

Tampa Bay Online, “Feds to certify Pasco deputies in deal that may boost deportations” October 16, 2017.

Frederick News-Post, “Study of arrest rates posits that 287(g) immigration enforcement keeps Hispanics from going to the police” August 14, 2017.

Frederick News-Post, “Hood students eat on $2 per day to learn about poverty” September 27, 2013.
 
WHAG-NBC News, “Hood College takes on $2 Challenge” September 26, 2013.