Jorge Loweree

Managing Director of Programs and Strategy

Jorge Loweree is the Managing Director of Programs and Strategy at the American Immigration Council. In this role, he provides strategic leadership for the Council’s legal, policy, state and local, and research teams, as well as the Immigration Justice Campaign. Jorge brings extensive policy, advocacy, legislative, and coalition-building experience to the Council, having previously served as the Council’s policy director and spent ten years in a variety of positions with the U.S. House of Representatives. 

Earlier in his career, Jorge provided direct legal representation to immigrants impacted by immigration enforcement and detention in Colorado. He spent his youth in Juárez, Mexico, and El Paso, Texas, and is a fluent Spanish speaker. Jorge holds a J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Saint Mary's University. 

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Publication Date: 
May 20, 2021
This report analyzes the Biden administration's 100 days progress in reforming immigration enforcement and recommendations for how to best move forward.
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April 29, 2021
This report analyzes the most significant changes to the legal immigration system made by the Biden administration during its first 100 days in office, and makes recommendations to foster a fair and...
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January 15, 2021
The Biden administration should take steps immediately upon entering office to expand federally funded legal representation programs for people facing removal. Here's why.
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September 30, 2020
This report identifies disruptions throughout the immigration system because of the COVID-19 pandemic and makes recommendations for improvements to the federal government’s response.

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