Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs
Executive Director, Concurrent Faculty
- U.S. immigration law and policy
- Refugee and asylum law
- Protection of vulnerable migrant populations
- Human trafficking
Corcoran’s Latest News
Corcoran in the News
September 15, 2022
Professor Erin B. Corcoran of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies tells Rolling Stone that, like anyone in the U.S., migrants who are not being held in custody cannot be transported without voluntary and informed consent. “Consent is making a decision with full information and without duress,” she explains. “States can’t physically move immigrants like federal immigration authorities can. They can move people around if they have them in custody. States don’t have the authority to do that.”
Check Your Fact
Fact check: Viral post claims border agents can enter anyone’s home within 100 miles of the border without a warrant
June 29, 2022
“The Supreme Court did not rule on the search itself rather whether the plaintiff could sue for damages under the common law Bivens doctrine,” Erin Corcoran, Executive Director for the Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies, told Check Your Fact.
News Nation Now
April 20, 2022
But professor Erin Corcoran, executive director for Notre Dame’s Institute of International Peace Studies, says the White House should end Title 42 since the CDC says it’s no longer necessary from a public health perspective.
September 28, 2021
“What Judge Hanen held was that the Obama DACA order most likely would not survive judicial scrutiny because the way in which he went about creating it violated the Administrative Procedure Act,” said Erin Corcoran, executive director of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.
Biden's change of route in US immigration policy (A mudança de rota de Biden na política de imigração dos EUA)
February 05, 2021
“It is not exactly a question of opening the gate. But it sends the message that we are going to grant basic legal rights and be respectful to immigrants," says Erin Corcoran, director of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at ND. (“Não se trata exatamente de abrir a porteira. Mas passa a mensagem de que vamos conceder direitos legais básicos e ser respeitosos com imigrantes”, afirma Erin Corcoran, diretora do Instituto Kroc de Estudos Internacionais de Paz, da Universidade Notre Dame.)