Monika Batra



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Monika Batra Kashyap is Visiting Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Externship Program at Seattle University School of Law. Professor Batra Kashyap has taught the Seattle University School of Law Immigration Clinic and taught SU’s intersession course “Special Topics in Immigration Law: DACA and the Dream Act.” From 2008 to 2012, Professor Batra Kashyap served as Associate Director of Seattle University School of Law’s Access to Justice Institute, where she developed she developed the Social Justice Monday’s weekly speaker series and the Leadership for Justice Fellowship Program.

Before joining Seattle University, Professor Batra Kashyap was an immigration attorney/Equal Justice Works Fellow in New York City, where she represented immigrant youth in foster care. In Seattle, Professor Batra Kashyap practiced as an immigration attorney at the law firm of Gibbs, Houston & Pauw in Seattle, where she represented detained and non-detained individuals in removal proceedings. She is the Immediate Past President of the Board of the Northwest Immigrant’s Rights Project (NWIRP). Professor Batra Kashyap received her J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law and her B.A. in Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University.

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Civil and Individual Rights, Immigration

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