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 5, 2020
Trump is Sending Special Forces-style Agents into Pro-Immigrant Cities
Feb 13, 2020
Bill Barr Wants Sheriffs to Join His Attacks on State and Local Governments
Dec 9, 2019
Under Attack by Trump, Immigrant Justice is Advancing in the States
Oct 18, 2019
Why is the Trump Administration Trying to Tear This 26-Year-Old DACA Recipient Away From Her Child?
Jun 21, 2019
As Trump Tweets Hateful Threats, States are Protecting Immigrant Rights
May 24, 2019
DHS Is Locking Immigrants in Solitary Confinement
May 13, 2019
I’ve Been to Guantanamo. It’s No Place for Kids.
Nov 13, 2014
Jul 21, 2014
The FBI’s Counterterrorism Sting Operations Are Counterproductive
Jul 21, 2014
"The FBI's Terror Machine, Tonight on HBO"