Heidi Altman

Heidi Altman is the Director of Policy for the National Immigrant Justice Center, overseeing NIJC’s legislative and policy advocacy on issues that impact immigrant communities including immigration detention, enforcement, and access to asylum. Previously, Heidi served as the legal director for the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition and created the in-house immigration legal services program at the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem. Heidi also served as a Teaching Fellow at Georgetown Law School’s immigration clinic. Heidi is a graduate of New York University School of Law.