Theodore Roethke

  • Hosted by Asian Law Caucus
  • Sponsored by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Service location San Francisco, California
  • Law school Columbia Law School
  • Issue area Immigrant Populations, Immigration Law Reform
  • Fellowship class year 2008
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

Through direct representation and collaboration with others, I increase the representation of refugees being denied asylum on spurious national security-related grounds. My project aims to assist the broadest possible number of refugees in need of assistance in addition to spurring immigration law reform.

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