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Philip E. Wolgin

Senior Policy Analyst

Expertise: Immigration, American history

Philip E. Wolgin is a Senior Policy Analyst on the Immigration Policy team at American Progress. He was previously a Policy Analyst at American Progress. Philip has led the Immigration team’s work on policy issues such as E-Verify, and he has directed reports on a range of subjects related to immigrant life in America, particularly on undocumented immigrants through the “Documenting the Undocumented” series.

Philip has been published in peer-reviewed journals as well as in online publications such as The Huffington Post, and he has taught at the University of California Washington Center. He has also been involved with local D.C.-area immigration and refugee causes, volunteering with the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society and the Central American Resource Center, or CARECEN.

A native of New Jersey, Philip earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in American history from the University of California, Berkeley, and his B.A. from New York University.