July 20, 2018

Suzannah Maclay

Suzannah Maclay is an immigration attorney with a solo immigration practice in in Phoenix, Arizona. From 1999 – 2006 she served as a staff attorney with the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project in Florence Arizona, where she provided daily Know your Rights presentations in Spanish to immigrants detained in the Florence detention facility, and pro bono legal representation to immigrants detained in the Florence and Eloy Arizona detention centers. She continues to defend immigrants in detention against deportation, and also represents affirmative asylum seekers, family immigration applicants, and individuals in deportation proceedings before the Phoenix and Tucson immigration courts. Her practice focuses on deportation defense, family immigration, and asylum. She has represented asylum seekers from dozens of countries, including Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, North Korea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Syria, Cambodia, Laos, Uzbekistan, Cameroon, Haiti, Mauritania, Sudan, Egypt, and Senegal. She currently serves as immigration counsel on Sanctuary and Asylum issues to the First Church UCC in Phoenix. Her cases have appeared in the New York Times, The Boston Globe, and on Democracy Now.

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