Black Immigrant and Refugee Equity (BIRE) Project Fellow
Reema Ghabra is the BIRE Fellow in the Los Angeles office of Human Rights First, where she provides pro bono legal representation to asylum seekers.
Before joining Human Rights First, Reema was a student attorney with the George Washington University’s Prisoner and Reentry Clinic in Washington, D.C. There, she represented incarcerated individuals facing legal barriers as a result of their criminal records. Reema interned at Corporate Accountability Lab in Chicago, Illinois, a nonprofit organization that focuses on holding corporations legally accountable for their human and environmental abuses. Reema previously interned with Human Rights First in the Washington, D.C. office.
Reema received her Juris Doctor degree from the George Washington University Law School, where she focused on international human rights and civil rights law. She received her Bachelor of Arts in political science with honors from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.