Aureo Mesquita was a Spring 2018 Staff Intern at the Brazil Institute at the Wilson Center. He recently graduated with his B.A. in Economics at the University of California, Berkeley; previously, Aureo was a Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellow at Princeton University, where he studied U.S.-E.U. global partnership in Latin America and was the executive editor for the cohort’s Final Report “Facing Global Security Threats: A Framework for U.S.-E.U. Strategy.” An immigrant from Goiania, Brazil, Aureo has dedicated himself to working with Brazilian immigrants in California as a member of the Council of Brazilian Citizens at the General Consulate of Brazil in San Francisco and undocumented students through his role of Finance Director and Co-Chair of R.I.S.E. (Rising Immigrant Scholars Through Education). His area of interest focus on immigration from Latin America to the U.S., as well as interregional migration.