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Ashwini Jaisingh, Esq.

Ashwini Jaisingh, Esq., Senior Immigration Attorney, has more than 10 years of experience working on immigrant and worker rights issues, including domestic worker rights, wage theft, and labor trafficking. Prior to joining the SAFE Center, Ms. Jaisingh was a staff attorney at the Torture Abolition and Survivor Support Coalition (TASSC) International, where she represented torture survivors in asylum cases and family petitions, while also tracking immigration policy changes and engaging in advocacy efforts. Before beginning law school, Ms. Jaisingh spent six years as an organizer at CASA de Maryland, where she worked with community members, including dozens of labor trafficking survivors, on immigrant and worker rights campaigns. She earned her JD from American University Washington College of Law, and her BA in Anthropology and Spanish from Georgetown University. She is fluent in Spanish.


UMD SAFE Center Team Statement on Racial Injustice

The UMD SAFE Center decries the structural racism that remains as a toxic legacy of our country’s history and permeates our society today, and we are working to ensure that we are an actively anti-racist institution.