Guillermo Yrizar Barbosa

Professor & Researcher, Instituto de Derechos Humanos Ignacio Ellacuría SJ, Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla
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Guillermo Yrizar Barbosa is a professor and researcher on migration affairs in the Instituto de Derechos Humanos Ignacio Ellacuría SJ, at the Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla. He received a PhD in sociology from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). Previously, he was a research associate and coordinator for the Observatorio de Legislación y Política Migratoria at El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF) in Tijuana, and visiting research fellow at the Center for US-Mexican Studies, UC San Diego. Before moving back to Mexico, he was a fellow at the CUNY Institute for Demographic Research and data manager at Baruch College. Guillermo has conducted research on international migration in Mexico and the United States since 2006.