Please join us in collaboration with the Immigration Law Section on a two-part presentation regarding the intersection of labor/employment and immigration law issues.
Cost: Free to AttendRegister with Zoom
Presented by Abril Valdes Siewert, Senior Associate Attorney at Birach Law and Immigration Law Section Chair
Ms. Valdes Siewert has dedicated her career to helping the immigrant community. She received her J.D., from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and her B.A. in English, from California State University, Los Angeles. Ms. Siewert is licensed in the state of Michigan and California. She was appointed a commissioner by Governor Whitmer to the Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan. Formerly, as the immigrant rights attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan, she was on the front lines of the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy. Through this role, she led various trainings and workshops to educate attorneys and the community on critical immigration issues. She has represented individuals in family and employment-based proceedings, along with Special Immigrant Juveniles and DACA. When not working, Abril spends time with her spouse and young children.