Faye Hipsman is a Research Assistant with the US Immigration Policy Program at MPI, where her research areas include immigration and border enforcement.
Prior to joining MPI, she worked at an immigration and nationality law firm in Boston, primarily on deportation and asylum cases; at the Brookings Institution; and at several immigration nonprofit organizations in Ohio and in the US-Mexico border region.
She holds a BA in Latin American studies with minors in economics and history from Oberlin College, and has also studied at the University of Texas-El Paso and the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez in Mexico.
The Migration Policy Institute is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC dedicated to analysis of the movement of people worldwide. MPI provides analysis, development, and evaluation of
migration and refugee policies at the local, national, and international levels.