Dawa Lhamo

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Dawa Lhamo, a graduate of CUNY School of Law, is currently a part of Northwest Immigrant Rights Project’s legal team and offers direct legal services in her capacity as an Immigrant Justice Corps legal fellow. Dawa has focused her career on immigration through her work as a student attorney at CUNY for International Refugee Assistance Project and the Immigrant & Non-Citizen Rights Clinic. In her first year of law school, she interned with Catholic Migration Services in NYC and during her second year, she interned with Nationality for All in Nepal. She has dedicated her legal education and career in providing comprehensive legal service to immigrants. 

Dawa is also the recipient of the 2022 Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice Fellowship and the 2021 SABANY-AALFNY Public Interest Fellowship.