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Lauren Blodgett  

Immigration Attorney at the Safe Passage Project

Lauren Blodgett is an immigration attorney and founder of The Brave House. She was previously an attorney & Equal Justice Works fellow the Safe Passage Project, where she provided legal representation to refugee children fleeing gender-based violence. She co-founded Las Mariposas (“the butterflies”), a girls empowerment group at Safe Passage, where she organized monthly activities aimed at wellness and community, such as self-defense, photography, and dancing.

Blodgett was recently honored on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Law and Policy and was in the New York Times regarding the challenges that immigration attorneys face during the Trump Administration. She graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she served on the board of the Harvard Immigration Project and worked in non-profits in Morocco, Thailand, Jordan, Tanzania and Cambodia on various human rights issues.

Before law school, Blodgett spent a year as a Fulbright scholar in Innsbruck, Austria, and worked at a refugee center in Cape Town, South Africa. Originally from Boston, Blodgett graduated summa cum laude from Boston College in 2011 with a double major in Political Science and German.

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Lauren Blodgett on the #ForbesUnder30 2019 30 Under 30 - Law & Policy list.

30 Under 30 2019: Law & Policy

Lauren Blodgett, 29. Immigration Attorney, Safe Passage Project. more. Emerson Brooking, 29. Author, LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media. more.

I Represent Migrant Children in Immigration Court. This Is What It's Like.

The immigration judge cleared her throat and called Layla’s* name. The 8-year-old girl jumped up from her seat in the back of the courtroom and skipped up to the front...

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