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WWH Pro Bono Webinar: Impact of new Work Permit Regulations on LGBTQ Asylum-Seekers

01:11:00

Aug 7, 2020 10:36 AM

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Denise Hunter (she/her)
Senior Staff Attorney @Whitman-Walker Health
Denise Hunter is a Senior Staff Attorney bilingual in Spanish, representing Whitman-Walker Health (WWH) patients in immigration, name change, and other related legal matters. She also provides training and mentoring to volunteer attorneys providing pro bono representation on immigration matters. Denise is a member of the AILA DC Chapter’s Pro Bono, Citizenship Day and Arlington Asylum Office Liaison Committees. Prior to joining WWH in 2015, Denise worked at Ayuda and Hogar Immigrant Services. She has also volunteered and interned with CLINIC’s BIA Pro Bono Project, CAIR Coalition, Human Rights First, Amnesty International of Poland, World Organization for Human Rights USA, and GW's International Human Rights Law Clinic. Denise received her law degree from George Washington University Law School and her bachelor’s degree from Wesley College. She is a member of the MD and DC bars.
Anne Schaufele (she/her)
Practitioner-in-Residence @International Human Rights Law Clinic, American University, Washington College of Law
Prior to joining the IHRLC, Professor Schaufele practiced immigration and consumer law for five years at Ayuda, a direct services non-profit in the D.C. metro area. She was most recently Managing Attorney of Ayuda’s Project END (Eradicating Notario Deceit), an initiative to combat consumer fraud by non-attorney “consultants.” Professor Schaufele is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) National Consumer Protection & Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL) Action Committee, and served as Chair of the National Committee and AILA DC UPL Committee in 2015-16. Prior to law school, Professor Schaufele was a Fulbright Fellow in El Salvador, where she researched post-deportation programming and human rights abuses in El Salvador. Professor Schaufele has a J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, and a B.A. from DePauw University. She is a member of the DC Bar and speaks English, German, and Spanish.