Daniel Costa is an Immigration Policy Analyst at the Economic Policy Institute, where he focuses on immigration, labor and employment law and policy and international trade. He is an attorney with a background in international law and humanitarian affairs. He previously worked on developing the legal and normative framework for disaster response and humanitarian relief operations with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Geneva, Switzerland, and as a policy analyst at the Great Valley Center, a University of California think tank, where he managed an immigrant integration program and also focused on environmental law and policy. Previous to that he interned overseas with the State Department and was one of the only Americans ever selected to participate in the UN's seminar with the International Law Commission. He has degrees from UC Berkeley, Syracuse and Georgetown.