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Rohmah Javed

Rohmah Javed is an immigration attorney and advocate whose passion for immigrant and social justice is rooted in her life experiences as the daughter and granddaughter of Pakistani immigrants. Prior to joining LAJC as Legal Director of the Immigrant Justice Program, Rohmah served as Managing Attorney of Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York. There, she co-managed a team of attorneys, advocates, and paralegals funded through the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project to represent all indigent incarcerated New Yorkers facing deportation. She specializes in immigrant advocacy through federal litigation and has experience across various judicial levels, including district courts, Circuit Courts of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court. Alongside removal defense before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, Rohmah has litigated a range of immigration issues in federal court related to: criminal-immigration, asylum law, due process and detention, derivative citizenship, administrative law and constitutional violations.

Rohmah graduated from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario with her Bachelors of Science. She later obtained her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland Ohio, where she worked in the Civil Rights, Human Rights and Immigration Clinic. Outside professional life, Rohmah enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, acrylic painting and practicing yoga.

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