Ariel Ruiz

@ Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute

Ariel G. Ruiz Soto is a Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute, where he works with the U.S. Immigration Policy Program and the Latin America and Caribbean Initiative. His research examines the interaction of migration policies in the region that stretches from Panama to Canada, as well as their intended and unintended consequences for foreign- and native-born populations. He also analyzes demographic trends across the region and methodological approaches to estimate the unauthorized immigrant population in the United States.

Mr. Ruiz Soto holds a master’s degree from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration with an emphasis on immigration policy and service provision, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Whitman College.