Connecticut, US

Aimee is an Associate at Fragomen’s Boston office, where she represents clients in a wide array of immigrant and nonimmigrant matters.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Aimee practiced removal defense and family-based immigration at a law firm in Boston. She also completed a fellowship with Boston College’s Post-Deportation Human Rights Project, where she represented foreign nationals seeking to return to the United States after deportation. Prior to her fellowship, Aimee served as a Judicial Law Clerk for two years at the Board of Immigration Appeals of the U.S. Department of Justice.

While in law school, Aimee was a student attorney with the Immigrant Justice Clinic and a Note and Comment Editor for the American University International Law Review. In addition, she served as the Selection Committee Chair for the Equal Justice Foundation and interned at a variety of government agencies and nonprofits serving immigrant communities.

Aimee has handled pro bono matters in partnership with the Post-Deportation Human Rights Project, the Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action, the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project and the International Refugee Assistance Project.

Aimee speaks English and Spanish, and is proficient in French.

Education


American University, Washington College of Law | J.D., 2013, magna cum laude
University of Maryland, College Park | B.A., 2010, cum laude

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Massachusetts, Virginia

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Publications and Lectures

Co-Chair, “1st Look at the Impact of Recent Executive Orders on Your Immigration Client Matters.” CLE presentation, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), Boston, MA, April 2017.

Guest lecturer, “International Human Rights Law.” Lecture, Boston College Law School, Chestnut Hill, MA, November 2016.

Moderator, “Media and Publicity Strategies for Advancing the Declaration.” Panel presentation, Conference on the Implementation of a Declaration on the Rights of Expelled and Deported Persons, Boston College Law School, Chestnut Hill, MA, April 2016.

Author, “Fast Track to Injustice: Rapidly Deporting the Mentally Ill.” Cardozo Public Law, Policy & Ethics Journal, Vol. 14 (2016): 545-571. Print and web.

Presenter, “Protecting the Most Vulnerable: The Need for Safeguards in Fast-Track Removal Proceedings.” Works-in-progress session, New England Clinical Conference, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, November 2015.

Author, “Mentally Incompetent But Deported Anyway: Strategies For Helping a Mentally Ill Client Return to the United States.” Post-Deportation Human Rights Project Practice Advisory, September 2015: 1-10. Web.

Presenter, “Corruption and Whistleblowing.” CLE presentation, Board of Immigration Appeals, U.S. Department of Justice, Falls Church, VA, February 2015.

Author, “Asylum and Withholding of Removal Claims Involving Corruption and Whistleblowing.” Immigration Law Advisor, U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review, Vol. 9, No. 2 (2015): 1-4, 9-12. Web.

Author, “U.S. Resumes Deportations of Haitian Nationals Amidst Cholera Epidemic.” Human Rights Brief, Vol. 18, Issue 3 (Spring 2011): 42-43. Print and web.

Author, “Extrajudicial Killings and Police Brutality In Jamaica.” Human Rights Brief, Vol. 18, Issue 3 (Spring 2011): 43-44. Print and web.

Author, “Family Faces Criminal Charges for Human Trafficking in Canada.” Human Rights Brief, Vol. 18, Issue 3 (Spring 2011): 42. Print and web.

Author, “For the Poor, Bail Often Means Jail.” Human Rights Brief, Vol. 18, Issue 2 (Winter 2011): 30. Print and web.

Author, “Obama Waives Sanctions for Four Countries that Use Child Soldiers.” Human Rights Brief, Vol. 18, Issue 2 (Winter 2011): 30-31. Print and web.

Author, “Allegations Against Canada for Complicity in Torture of Afghans.” Human Rights Brief, Vol. 18, Issue 1 (Fall 2010): 31-32. Print and web.

Author, “Arizona’s SB1070 Endangers Vulnerable Groups.” Human Rights Brief, Vol. 18, Issue 1 (Fall 2010): 31. Print and web.