Eunice Hyunhye Cho is a Senior Staff Attorney at the ACLU National Prison Project. Eunice’s work focuses on challenging unconstitutional conditions in U.S. immigration detention facilities and the expansion of immigration detention. Prior to joining the NPP, Eunice was a Staff Attorney at the ACLU of Washington, where she litigated cases involving the rights of immigrants in detention, incarcerated people, and students with disabilities. She also worked as a Staff Attorney at the Southern Poverty Law Center, where she litigated cases related to immigration enforcement abuse and prison conditions, and authored several reports regarding abuses in immigration detention and immigration court adjudication, including Shadow Prisons: Immigration Detention in the South. She was a Skadden Fellow, and later a Staff Attorney, at the National Employment Law Center, focusing on issues affecting immigrant workers.
Eunice received a B.A. from Yale University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. Following graduation, she clerked for Hon. Kim McLane Wardlaw of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She is proficient in Spanish and Korean, and is a former community organizer.
Nov 12, 2021
ICE’s Detention Oversight System Needs an Overhaul
Oct 29, 2021
ICE Makes It Impossible for Immigrants in Detention to Contact Lawyers
Oct 5, 2021
More of the Same: Private Prison Corporations and Immigration Detention Under the Biden Administration
Jun 29, 2021
Cruelty and Coercion: How ICE Abuses Hunger Strikers
Apr 5, 2021
ICE’s Watchdog Agency Confirms Dangerous Conditions in Arizona Immigration Detention Facility
Jun 29, 2020
DHS Watchdog Confirms: ICE is Failing to Protect Detained People From COVID
May 22, 2020
ICE’s Lack of Transparency About COVID-19 in Detention Will Cost Lives
Apr 30, 2020
Immigration Detention Was a Black Box Before COVID-19. Now, it’s a Death Trap.
Feb 18, 2020
ICE's Destruction of Records Must Be Stopped
Jan 14, 2020
The Trump Administration Weakens Standards for ICE Detention Facilities