Faye Hipsman was a Policy Analyst and California Program Coordinator with the U.S. Immigration Policy Program at MPI. She held various positions at MPI from 2011 to 2017, first based in Washington, DC and later in San Francisco. She is earning a JD at University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Her areas of expertise include immigration enforcement and border security, state and local immigration policies, and immigration and politics.
She has published more than 50 reports, articles, and policy briefs on a wide range of immigration topics. In 2016, she became an Affiliated Scholar with University of California-Hastings College of the Law.
Ms. Hipsman previously worked at the Brookings Institution, as a paralegal at an immigration and nationality law firm in Boston, and for several immigrant advocacy and civil-rights organizations in El Paso, Texas and Oberlin, Ohio. She holds a BA in Latin American studies with minors in economics and history from Oberlin College.
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Marking the fourth anniversary of the implementation of the DACA program, this webinar presents findings on the most current estimates of potential DACA beneficiaries, trends in requests and application rates, and discussion of recent policy and political developments.