October 31, 2018

12:50 pm - 2:00 pm, Pacific Time

Immigrant Rights Talk with Asian Law Caucus

Boalt 140, Berkeley, CA

Please join us to welcome Melanie Kim and Kevin Lo from Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus to discuss their work dealing with changing immigration laws and how they have impacted asian communities. 

Kevin Lo is an Immigrant Rights staff attorney at Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus. Prior to joining Advancing Justice – ALC, he worked on counter-terrorism human rights issues with Reprieve in London, assisted LGBT refugees and asylum seekers with ORAM, and led labor campaigns in Southeast Asia and the American South with the United Auto Workers. Kevin grew up in San Francisco’s Chinatown, and after graduating from UC Berkeley, he received a law degree from Stanford Law School. While at Stanford, Kevin worked with the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic and the Timor-Leste Legal Education Project, where he co-authored the first textbook on Timorese Constitutional Law. 

Melanie Kim is a staff attorney in the Immigrant Rights Program. Before joining Advancing Justice-ALC, Melanie worked at an immigration firm where she represented clients seeking various forms of immigration relief. Before that, Melanie was a staff attorney at Legal Services of Northern California. Melanie received her law degree from UC Davis School of Law. While at UC Davis, she participated in the UC Davis Immigration Law Clinic.

This event is co-sponsored by Berkeley Law's affinity group APALSA.