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Caroline Raschbaum, Esq.

Caroline Raschbaum, Esq., Senior Immigration Attorney, has extensive experience representing detained unaccompanied children in removal proceedings, asylum interviews, state court, and T visa and other immigration applications to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. Prior to joining the SAFE Center, Ms. Raschbaum worked as a senior attorney with Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition, where she led a team in providing legal screenings, Know Your Rights presentations, and direct services to children in Office for Refugee Resettlement facilities in Maryland and Virginia. Ms. Raschbaum also led the Detained Children’s Program’s efforts to manage the arrival and legal services of Unaccompanied Afghan Minors on a national scale, and developed programmatic strategies to mitigate the effects of the Migrant Protection Protocol (“Remain in Mexico” program) on unaccompanied minors. Ms. Raschbaum earned her JD from American University Washington College of Law and BA in Sociology and Hispanic Studies from The College of William and Mary. 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.