Claudia Flores

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Claudia Flores is the associate director for policy and strategy on the Immigration Policy team at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, she led the immigration policy portfolio for the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, where she worked on advancing federal and state legislation to expand health care access for immigrant families. Flores is deeply committed to meaningful immigration reform. During the 2013 to 2014 immigration debate, she worked with bipartisan leadership on federal policy relating to matters of immigration enforcement and protections for immigrant youth.

Flores holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Santa Clara University. She is an alumna of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and New Leaders Council.

Latest by Claudia Flores

DACA Recipients’ Livelihoods, Families, and Sense of Security Are at Stake This November Article
A woman takes part in a New York City march against President Trump's decision to end DACA, September 2017. (Getty/Corbis News/VIEWpress/Kena Betancur)

DACA Recipients’ Livelihoods, Families, and Sense of Security Are at Stake This November

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the fate of DACA, new results show that the initiative remains critical for recipients, their families, and the economy.

Tom K. Wong, Sanaa Abrar, Claudia Flores, 5 More Tom Jawetz, Ignacia Rodriguez Kmec, Greisa Martinez Rosas, Holly Straut-Eppsteiner, Philip E. Wolgin

A Controversial ICE Program and the Decision Facing Localities This June Article
A man is detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Los Angeles, October 2015. (Getty/John Moore)

A Controversial ICE Program and the Decision Facing Localities This June

In the weeks ahead, local jurisdictions that currently collaborate with the federal government to enforce federal immigration laws must make a choice: protect their immigrant residents or remain complicit in President Trump’s deportation agenda.

Claudia Flores