Naureen Shah (@naureenshah) is senior legislative counsel and advisor on immigrants’ rights at the American Civil Liberties Union, based in Washington, D.C.. She is a human rights lawyer with history as an advocate, researcher and campaigner. Previously she was senior director of campaigns at the US section of Amnesty International and acting director of Columbia Law School’s human rights clinic. Naureen has lobbied Congress, the White House, federal agencies, the UN, EU, foreign governments and regional human rights bodies. She is the author of several reports and commentaries on human rights, immigration, detention, torture and national security. She has collaborated with and trained grassroots activists across the country. She holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.S. from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
Mar 3, 2023
Child Labor Investigation Reveals Immigration Policy Changes We Need Now
Nov 23, 2022
20 Years Later, It’s Time to Overhaul the Department of Homeland Security
Aug 31, 2022
UN Racial Justice Experts Call on Biden to End the 287(g) Program
Aug 4, 2022
Despite SCOTUS Ruling, the Biden Administration Can Prevent a Reversion to Trump's Deportation Machine
Jul 21, 2021
Secretary Mayorkas Pledged to End His Agency’s Anti-Immigrant Abuses. Here’s What He’s Delivered.
Feb 26, 2021
The Time Is Now: Congress Must Pass Citizenship Legislation
Feb 9, 2021
This is Biden’s Chance to End ICE’s Abuses — For Good
Dec 2, 2020
Separated Families, Death, and Despair — All at the Hands of CBP. We Need Action, Now.
Dec 1, 2020
The Biden Administration Can Make Us All Safer: End ICE Collaboration Programs
Mar 25, 2020
Living with COVID — in an Immigration Jail