Shayna Scott

Shayna joined Vera’s Center on Immigration and Justice in April 2015 as a program analyst for the National Qualified Representative Program. Prior to joining Vera, Shayna was a legal assistant for Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP specializing in the preparation of non-immigrant visas. A native of Boston, Shayna actively served the city’s immigrant community through her internship with the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition and her work with the African Community Economic Development of New England. Shayna also interned at the International Centre for Migration, Health and Development in Geneva, Switzerland, where she researched the intersection of public health and immigration policy. Shayna holds a BA in international studies from Boston College, where she completed her senior thesis on the accessibility of healthcare to undocumented immigrants.