Jorge Loweree

Managing Director of Programs and Strategy

Jorge Loweree is the Managing Director of Programs and Strategy at the American Immigration Council where he oversees the Council’s legal, policy, state and local, Immigration Justice Campaign work. He previously served as Policy Director from 2019-2022 directing the Council's administrative and legislative advocacy. Previously, Jorge spent ten years in a variety of positions with the U.S. House of Representatives, most recently as Senior Counsel for Immigration Law and Policy, working on a wide range of enforcement and benefits issues. His experience includes the creation and implementation of novel and progressive programs to provide legal assistance to underserved populations, as well as extensive coalition-building and advocacy in pursuit of legal and regulatory reforms. Earlier in his career, Jorge provided direct legal representation with the Immigrant Legal Center of Boulder County and was an Equal Justice America Fellow at our Justice Campaign partner Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN). He grew up in Juarez, Mexico and is a fluent Spanish speaker. Jorge holds a J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School and Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from the Saint Mary's University.

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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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