Jorge Loweree

Policy Director

Jorge Loweree is the Policy Director at the American Immigration Council where he directs the Council's administrative and legislative advocacy and leads the Council's efforts to provide lawmakers, policymakers, advocates, and the general public with accurate and timely information about the role of immigrants in the United States. 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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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...
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.
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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