Join English Learner Portal colleague Natasha Quiroga, Esq. in a discussion on important and current immigration issues impacting students. In this webinar, participants will learn more about: • the immigration system; • what children face in their immigration legal journey • key federal immigration policies impacting immigrant students; and • strategies to disrupt the school to deportation pipeline.
Natasha has spent the past 20 years advocating for immigrant children, youth, and families as a lawyer, fundraiser, and executive director. Most recently, she was Director of the Parental Readiness and Empowerment Program (PREP) and Senior Counsel in the Educational Opportunities Project at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Natasha served as the first full-time Executive Director of Escuela Bolivia (now Educación Para Nuestro Futuro) in Arlington, Virginia. Natasha received her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law and a Master's in International Politics from American University School of International Service.
Natasha has also led Flores Settlement Agreement monitoring visits to family and children’s detention facilities and managed pro bono engagement to support separated parents during the 2018 family separation crisis.