Jorge Bustamante is the former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants and Advisor to the President of the National Commission of Human Rights of Mexico. He is a sociologist with a PhD from the University of Notre Dame, where he also holds an endowed chair (Eugene Conley Professor of Sociology) since 1986. Bustamante is Professor at El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, a research and degree granting institute located in Tijuana, where he was President from its creation in 1982 until January of 1998. He has more than 200 publications in scholarly journals of the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Venezuela, Spain, and Mexico. The majority of these publications are research reports on: Mexican immigration to the United States, US-Mexico border phenomena and US-Mexico relations. Dr. Bustamante has been quoted as a leading expert in the field of international migrations by most major newspapers in the United States, as well as in his appearances in T.V. programs such as Night Line, 60 Minutes and the McNeil-Lehrer News.