Experts: Dreamers and DACA in the US


“As 15 states and Washington DC filed suit against Donald Trump over the rescinding of protection for young people brought to the US illegally as children, House speaker Paul Ryan said such ‘Dreamers’ should ‘rest easy’ as Congress tackled immigration reform.” (The Guardian)

Jose Mauricio Gaona, Faculty of Law, McGill University
He’s an O’Brien fellow at McGill’s Center for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. He’s an international legal scholar and expert in the areas of constitutional, immigration, and international law.
jm.gaona [at] (English, French, Spanish, Italian)

Barry Eidlin, Department of Sociology, McGill University
Professor Eidlin is a comparative historical sociologist interested in the study of class, politics, inequality, and social change. More specifically, his research explores the changing relationship between social mobilization, political processes, and ideology in advanced capitalist democracies. He is also working on a series of other projects broadly aimed re-theorizing contemporary notions of class identity, ideology, and politics.
barry.eidlin [at] (English, French)