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About Rachel E. Rosenbloom

Professor Rosenbloom teaches and writes in the area of immigration law and policy. Her current research interests focus on deportation, citizenship, the immigration consequences of criminal convictions and LGBT asylum claims.
Prior to joining the law faculty, Professor Rosenbloom was a fellow at the Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Boston College, where she was the supervising attorney for the Center's Post-Deportation Human Rights Project. She has been widely quoted in the media on the wrongful detention and deportation of US citizens and permanent residents, and testified on this subject at a 2008 congressional hearing before the House Subcommittee on Immigration. She has taught as an adjunct professor at Bentley University and is currently an affiliated faculty member of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Boston College.
Professor Rosenbloom's legal career includes practicing union-side labor law at the Boston firm Segal Roitman LLP. From 2002 to 2004, she served as a law clerk to the Hon. Morris E. Lasker in United States District Court. Prior to her legal career, Professor Rosenbloom was a research and advocacy associate at the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, where she documented human rights violations based on sexual orientation, gender identity and HIV status.


Present Professor of Law, Northeastern University

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

Immigration Law and Policy

Contact Information

Cargill Hall
Northeastern University
400 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5000
Phone: (617)373-3066

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