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Cody Wofsy

Deputy Director

ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project


Cody Wofsy is Deputy Director of the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project. His work focuses on limiting state and local entanglement with immigration enforcement, protecting access to asylum, ensuring judicial review, and challenging abusive federal enforcement practices. He has litigated numerous cases at all levels of federal and state courts, including blocking asylum bans, limiting the use of immigration detainers, challenging the Muslim Ban, and curtailing unlawful expedited removal practices. Before his work at the ACLU, Cody was a law clerk to Judge Marsha Berzon of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge Myron Thompson of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. He is a graduate of Yale Law School and the University of California, Santa Cruz.