Elizabeth is an Immigrant Justice Corps fellow in the Immigrant Protection Unit (IPU). She represents clients in a variety of immigration matters, including asylum applications, VAWA self-petitions, U-visas, removal defense litigation, and adjustment of status. Prior to NYLAG, Elizabeth clerked at the New York Immigration Court through the Department of Justice Honors Program. During law school she interned at the Open Society Justice Initiative, the American Civil Liberties Union, the International Federation of the Red Cross, and the U.S. Departments of Justice, the Treasury, and State. She also worked as a research assistant for the U.N. Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees. She received her J.D. and Certificate in Refugee and Humanitarian Emergencies from the Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a Global Law Scholar and Human Rights Associate. During law school, she participated in the International Migrants Bill of Rights Initiative and the Center for Applied Legal Studies asylum clinic. Elizabeth was awarded the 2014 Bettina Pruckmayr Award for Human Rights and her team’s research on statelessness in the Dominican Republic received a special commendation from the United Nation. Before law school, Elizabeth worked as a newspaper reporter, and she has a B.S. and M.S. from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.  She is admitted to practice in New York.