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Bárbara Gómez-Aguiñaga

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barbarag@unm.edu
Office: SSCI 2079
 
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Biography:

Bárbara is a doctoral student in political science and a Health Policy Doctoral Fellow at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at UNM, where she studies racial and health disparities of minority and immigrant populations in the United States. She served as research intern at the Migration Policy Institute, providing support for the U.S. Immigration Policy Program in issues such as immigration enforcement and deferred action. Barbara also worked at the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, doing research on immigration enforcement policies, unaccompanied minors and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA); and the Cross Border Issues Group, studying migration from Mexico and Central America to the United States. She served as research and legal assistant for several years, working with refugees from Congo and the Great Lake region of Africa, immigrant victims of crimes, young unauthorized immigrants and international students and scholars.