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Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Esq.

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia is Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights at the Dickinson School of Law of Pennsylvania State University. J.D., Georgetown University Law Center; B.A., Indiana University, with honors. She joined Penn State Law in July 2008 as director of the school’s new Center for Immigrants’ Rights and as a clinical professor of law. She also teaches Asylum and Refugee Law and a clinical course on Immigration Law and Policy. Previously, Professor Wadhia worked for several years as deputy director for legal affairs at the National Immigration Forum, an immigration advocacy organization in Washington, D.C. She also taught Immigration Law and Asylum and Refugee Law at Howard University School of Law and the American University Washington College of Law (2005‐2008).