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Stanford Professor Leads Obama Immigration Team

Publication Date: 
November 22, 2008
San Francisco Chronicle
Tyche Hendricks

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar has been chosen to lead a policy group on immigration under President-elect Obama:

Stanford law Professor Tino Cuéllar was named this week to lead President-elect Barack Obama's transition working group on immigration, putting him among the many scholars from the Bay Area who are helping shape the next administration.


"He's brilliant beyond his years," said John Trasviña, president of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, who met Cuéllar when he was a law student at Yale and encouraged him to go to work in Washington.