Lauren Wyatt

Lauren joined Vera in November 2015 as a Program Associate in the Center on Immigration and Justice. Prior to joining Vera, Lauren was an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Fellow at Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Washington. At Catholic Charities, she represented unaccompanied immigrant children in their immigration and state court proceedings, as well as in affirmative applications before US Citizenship and Immigration Services. She also trained and mentored pro bono attorneys to represent clients in immigration and family court cases. Lauren earned her J.D. from Howard University School of Law, and her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, with majors in political science and Hispanic studies. She has studied in Seville, Spain, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Havana, Cuba. She is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Italian.