- Racial and Ethnic (Latinx) Politics
- Social Identity
- Criminal Justice
- Street-Level Bureaucracy
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Border Patrol honors its fallen heroes
May 26, 2022
A recent study in Political Research Quarterly as well as research by University of Notre Dame Latino studies professor David Cortez, shows the Border Patrol workforce is now 50 percent Hispanic, while 30 percent of U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE) officers also are of Hispanic descent.
The Washington Post
Trump, My Dad and the Rightward Shift of Latino Men
March 22, 2021
David Cortez, a professor at the University of Notre Dame, interviewed Latino agents who worked for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Arizona, Texas and California in 2014 and 2015.