Susan Gzesh, J.D. is a Senior Lecturer in the College and Executive Director of the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago. She is also of counsel to Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym (Chicago). She has worked as a legal advisor to the governments of Mexico and El Salvador on U.S. immigration law, and has advised philanthropic foundations, NGOs, and migrant-led organizations. In the 1990s, she co-founded a regional network of migrant advocacy organizations which still meets annually with the intergovernmental Regional Conference on Migration. She is a Non-resident Fellow of the Migration Policy Institute (Washington, D.C.) and a current member of MPI’s Study Group on U.S.-Mexico Migration.