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Andrea Panjwani

My Sisters' Place

Yonkers, NY, USA

Andrea Panjwani is presently the managing attorney of the immigration practice at My Sisters’ Place, a multi-service agency which provides shelter, case management and legal services to survivors of human trafficking and relationship violence in the Lower Hudson Valley.  Ms. Panjwani trains on the topics of immigration consequences of criminal convictions, immigration consequences of family court dispositions, VAWA self-petitions and battered spouse waivers, T Visas, U Visas and cross cultural interviewing. Ms. Panjwani presently sits on the Immigrant Issues in the New York State Family Court Judicial Committee and the New York State Padilla Working Group. Prior to joining My Sisters’ Place, Ms Panjwani was co-executive director at Immigrant Defense Project, directing attorney at African Services Committee, clinical instructor at Brooklyn Law School and staff attorney at Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. Ms. Panjwani is the recipient of the Louis J. Lefkowitz Public Service Award, Above and Beyond Award and Equal Justice Award.

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