Claudia Flores

Associate Director, Policy and Strategy



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

5 Immediate Steps To Rein in DHS in the Wake of Portland Report
 (People gather to protest in front of the Mark O. Hatfield federal courthouse in downtown Portland, Oregon, on July 27, 2020.)

5 Immediate Steps To Rein in DHS in the Wake of Portland

The recent actions by U.S. Department of Homeland Security personnel on the streets of Portland, Oregon, and across the country raise significant concerns about a department out of control.

Tom Jawetz, Philip E. Wolgin, Claudia Flores