Pam joined HIAS Pennsylvania as the Citizenship and Family Unification Staff Attorney in February 2020. In this position, she assists residents in applying for citizenship and petitioning for family members to join them in the U.S. Pam received her J.D. and Master of Environmental Law and Policy from Vermont Law School, where she concentrated her studies on immigration and human rights violations as social justice impacts of climate change. She received her Bachelor’s in Social Sciences from Ramapo College of New Jersey.
While in law school, Pam was a Student Intern on the Immigrant Rights Project in the South Royalton Legal Clinic, where she drafted asylum briefs, applications to adjust status, and public comment letters. She completed several independent research projects and a field study to the United Nations Human Rights Council on the topics of forced migration, human rights, and immigration policy.
Pam was admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in October 2019 and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
Pam speaks conversational German and is learning Spanish.