Nicola Delvino was a Senior Researcher at the ‘Global Exchange on Migration and Diversity’ initiative at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford, until September 2021. His research focuses on EU and national policies and legislation on irregular migration, and on local and municipal practices responding to the presence of migrants with irregular immigration status. He is co-author, with Sarah Spencer, of a COMPAS research report (Irregular Migrants in Italy: Law and Policy on Entitlements to Services) and provides research outputs on policies and practices on irregular migration for two initiatives of the Global Exchange (the C-MISE project and the Autumn Academy). Prior to joining COMPAS, he worked and researched on migration, asylum and human rights law and policy in Europe at Amnesty International’s European Institutions Office (Brussels), and subsequently as a Justice & Home Affairs Officer in the political section of the British Embassy in Rome. Nicola holds a Masters Degree in Law from the University of Bari, Italy, and studied EU law at ULB Brussels. He carried out internships at the European Parliament, the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) and the International Federation for Human Rights.