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Morgan M. Weibel

Morgan M. Weibel

Tahirih Justice Center
Supervising Immigration Attorney
Baltimore, MD, USA


Morgan Weibel is a graduate of the University of California Hastings College of the Law and the University of California, Berkeley. As a Supervising Immigration Attorney, Morgan leads Tahirih’s Baltimore office. She joined the Tahirih Justice Center in March 2010 as a staff attorney processing applications for U and T visas, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, affirmative and defensive asylum and for relief under the Violence Against Women’s Act. She is the current Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association Liaison Committee to the Baltimore Immigration Court and sits on the Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force’s Victim Services Committee as well as, the Baltimore City Bar Association’s Pro Bono and Access to Justice Committee. Prior to working at the Tahirih Justice Center, Morgan served as a Graduate Research Fellow at the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies (CGRS) in San Francisco, California where she drafted a protocol for the investigation of femicides (gender motivated killings of women) and assisted professor Karen Musalo in updating sections of her course book related to asylum based on membership in a particular social group. As a law student, Morgan clerked in the Trial Chambers of the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Morgan served as the Scholarly Publications Editor on the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review and has published on the Supreme Court’s Criminal Cases, war crimes and gang-related asylum claims in the United States. Prior to law school, Morgan worked for three years as a paralegal at the Law Offices of Robert B. Jobe, a San Francisco-based firm focusing on asylum and deportation defense. She also interned with the Immigration and Refugee Services Department of the Spanish Red Cross in Granada, Spain and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees office in Washington DC. Morgan speaks Spanish and is originally from California.
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