Senior Researcher, US Program

Grace Meng, a researcher in the US Program at Human Rights Watch, investigates abuses in the US immigration and criminal justice systems and in the intersection of the two. Meng previously practiced immigration law with the Law Offices of Claudia Slovinsky, representing non-citizens in a wide range of immigration matters, from asylum applications to challenges to unlawful detention, in administrative and federal courts. Her experience also includes representing low-income immigrant workers at the Asian Law Caucus and working with the Common Data Project, a technology nonprofit, to develop safe ways to share sensitive information for the public good. Meng is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School.