Bill De La Rosa is a Spanish language editor and regional contributor for the Border Criminologies blog. His research examines the convergence of immigration law and criminal law, and the adjacent fields of border control and punishment. He holds a master’s in Migration Studies and a master’s in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Oxford. Prior to his graduate studies, Bill worked for the US Department of Health and Human Services as a Policy Analyst in the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation and as a temporary spokesperson for the Office of Refugee Resettlement. Among his many accomplishments, Bill has been named a Humanity in Action John Lewis Fellow, a Harry S. Truman Scholar, a Marshall Scholar, and in 2016, the US Hispanic Scholar of the Year.