Matias Ramos

About Matias Ramos

Matias Ramos is the 2011 Carol Jean and Edward F. Newman Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies. He works in the Institute’s communications department, identifying and maximizing opportunities to build online audiences.

Prior to joining IPS, Matias had fellowships at the UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education and the National Immigration Law Center. In addition, he is a co-founder of United We Dream, a national immigrant youth advocacy network. He studied Political Science at UCLA, where he was involved in the publication of “Underground Undergrads: UCLA Undocumented Immigrant Students Speak Out.”

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Articles by Matias Ramos

IPS Salutes a Golf Win

August 29, 2012 | The end of Augusta's men-only membership marked a victory for IPS associate fellow Martha Burk.

Obama’s DREAM Gambit

Obama’s DREAM Gambit

June 18, 2012 | With this new immigration policy, Obama is galvanizing his reelection prospects and potentially boosting support for many Democratic congressional candidates in November.

Taxation without Representation

Taxation without Representation

April 9, 2012 | Undocumented immigrants consistently contribute to the government's coffers through payroll, sales, property, and income taxes.

Diplomas vs. Deportation

August 15, 2011 | Maryland is one of a handful of states helping young undocumented immigrants obtain a college education.