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Macalester College, BA 1992
Northeastern University School of Law, JD 1998


Ilana Greenstein is the senior technical assistance attorney for the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association (AILA/AIC) Immigration Justice Campaign. Prior to joining the AILA in September of 2017, she practiced immigration law with a focus on removal defense and appellate litigation for close to twenty years. In that capacity she appeared regularly before the nation’s federal courts, the BIA, the immigration courts and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Greenstein teaches Immigration Law and Practice and Refugee and Asylum Law. She holds a JD from Northeastern University School of Law, and a BA in Spanish and International Studies from Macalester College. She served on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild (1996-2002 and 2009-2010), as well as on the AILA Amicus Committee and numerous other national and local AILA committees.

Ilana Greenstein