Deborah Lee

Then They Came For Us - Through the Back Door: U.S. Immigration Policy & Practice Changes

Deborah Lee is a Supervising Attorney within the Immigration Law Unit of the Legal Aid Society, where she represents a wide range of immigrants before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Prior to joining The Legal Aid Society, Deborah Lee was a Senior Staff Attorney with Sanctuary for Families’ Immigration Intervention Project, where she represented foreignborn victims of domestic violence, trafficking and gender violence. Her previous experience includes serving as Supervising Attorney for the Children’s  Legal Project at Americans for Immigrant Justice (previously known as Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center) and a Jesuit Refugee Service Fellow with Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC). Deborah frequently trains and writes on immigration legal remedies for vulnerable populations. She has published articles in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Immigration & Nationality Handbook, as well as a practice advisory with AILA on immigrant youth issues. Deborah is a graduate of Swarthmore College, Harvard Divinity School, and Georgetown University Law Center.