MIMS Students Featured on the USF Law School Blog

Three of our Master in Migration Studies students, Corie Schwabenland Garcia, Melanie Shelton, and Valeria Vera, have been featured as guest bloggers on ImmigrationProf Blog! This blog is edited by USF Law School and Master in Migration Studies Professor Bill Hing.

Corie Schwabenland Garcia’s post takes a look at Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Check out her piece “It’s Time We Talk About TPS”.

Melanie Shelton writes a book review focusing on the work of author René Colato Laínez, a U.S.-based, Salvadoran immigrant whose body of work depicts young children in immigrant families interacting with the U.S. legal system. Read more in Book Review: Children’s Author Focus: Introducing René Colato Laínez.


Valeria Vera examines the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Explore more about this topic in her post titled: Hold Accountable DHS Officers and Authorities Denying Protection to Asylum Seekers.

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