Experts Individuals with advanced degrees in fields relevant to immigration. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to immigration.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of California at San Diego, 2017-present
Senior Fellow, Immigration Policy, Center for American Progress
Director, International Migration Studies Program Minor, University of California at San Diego, 2013-present
Board member, New American Leaders Project
Member, Leadership Committee, California Immigrant Policy Center
Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of California at San Diego, 2012-2017
Advisor, Immigration Portfolio, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, 2016
PhD, Political Science, University of California, Riverside, 2011
BA, Political Science, University of California, Riverside, 2005
Wong migrated with his family from Hong Kong to the United States at the age of two. He did not learn until he was 16 that he was an undocumented immigrant. He married his high school girlfriend, Rose Bloomberg-Rissman, at age 18, which prevented his deportation to Hong Kong.