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Tina Al-khersan: 3L at the University of Michigan
Tina is a third-year student at the University of Michigan Law School pursuing a career in refugee and asylum law with a particular focus on the European Union. She earned her B.A. in International Studies from the University of Michigan in 2017. This past summer, she worked as a legal intern for Equal Rights Beyond Borders, where she prepared refugees for their interviews in Chios, Greece. She will complete a Program in Refugee and Asylum Law Fellowship this summer in Toronto before returning to Europe.
Ana Hilbert: LL.M. at the University of Michigan
Ana Hilbert is an LLM student from Argentina at the University of Michigan Law School. Prior to coming to Michigan, she has been working as a legal activist working in cases of migrants who faced social vulnerability. In addition to offering free legal aid, she has participated in strategic litigation to ensure accountability for violations of economic, social, and cultural rights. In the academic field, Ana has been working as an Assistant Professor at the University of Buenos Aires and the University of San Andrés in Argentina. As editor of RefLaw, Ana is excited to contribute to the global discussion of the essential refugee and asylum law topics.
Emma McGinn: 3L at the University of Michigan
Emma is a third-year student at the University of Michigan Law School. She is originally from Lansing, MI and earned her B.A. in English and Spanish from Michigan State University. She is interested in refugee and asylum law, particularly at the intersection with child welfare law. This past summer, she worked as a Summer Law Clerk for the National Center for Youth Law advocating for the humane and dignified treatment of youth held in federal immigration detention.
Altamush Saeed: LL.M. at the University of Michigan
Altamush Saeed is an LLM student from Pakistan. In Pakistan, he has been operating a non-profit that helps humans from all walks of life, including refugees. As a member of Reflaw’s editorial board, he aims to further his research in refugee law in order to work on effective recommendations that could improve the refugee rights framework.
Anna Selles: 2L at the University of Michigan
Anna Selles is a 2L at the University of Michigan Law School. She is passionate about advancing immigrant and refugee rights. Anna is an Associate Editor for RefLaw and a student attorney with the Human Trafficking Clinic. Prior to law school, Anna was a psychosocial caseworker for unaccompanied refugee children in Cairo, Egypt.
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