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ECG 100: Source Types: Authority

Ways of classifying sources: scholarly/popular; primary/secondary/tertiary; biased/unbiased; news/editorial

Who has Authority?


Heads of Agencies who work with immigrants or

Policy Influencers


Immigrants or Refugees

Daniel Connolly

Caitlin Dickerson


Thomas D. Homan (ICE)

Margaret O’Sullivan (NSC)

Joe S. Vasquez (Chairman of the Committee on Migration of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Heritage Foundation

Center for American Progress



Prof. Abel Rodriguez

Daniel Groody


Diane Guerrero


Jose Antonio Vargas