Eunice Lee

Eunice Lee is Co-Legal Director at Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS), where she helps oversee strategic litigation, policy advocacy, and research on behalf of refugees and asylum seekers. She also coordinates CGRS’s technical assistance and training programs. Previously, she worked at the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project (ACLU IRP), where she began as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in the New York office, focusing on the education rights of immigrant students. She later joined ACLU IRP’s San Francisco office, where she litigated class action challenges to prolonged and mandatory immigration detention. Eunice also practiced and taught refugee and asylum law as the Albert M. Sacks Clinical Teaching and Advocacy Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Immigration and Refugee Clinic. She received her B.A. from Stanford University with honors and distinction and her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was co-Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal, President of the Pacific Islander/Asian/Native American Students Association, and Student Director of the Schell Center for International Human Rights. After graduating from law school, Eunice clerked for the Honorable Carlos F. Lucero of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Eunice is also a candidate for a Ph.D. in Anthropology at University of California, Berkeley. She is admitted to practice in New York and California.

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