Professor Katie Herbert Meyer in the Law Library at Washington University

Katie Herbert Meyer

Associate Professor of Practice and Director of the Immigration Clinic at the School of Law

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Herbert Meyer’s areas of expertise include family-based immigration, refugee and asylum law, naturalization law, removal (deportation) defense, and legal protections for immigrant victims.

Immediately before joining the Washington University faculty, Herbert Meyer served as the program coordinator and supervising attorney at the Migrant and Immigrant Community Action (M.I.C.A.) Project in St. Louis. Additionally, she served as the legal director at Interfaith Legal Services for Immigrants from 2005-2009.

In both of those positions, she served as a field supervisor for students in the Washington University clinical program. She has also worked as an immigration staff attorney at both the Bleisch Law Firm and Legal Services of Eastern Missouri.

She has presented trainings on various aspects of immigration and refugee law and policy, and has served as an immigration expert on discussion panels and in media interviews. She is a graduate of the Washington University School of Law, where she was presented with several awards for her dedication to public service and public interest law.

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Sept. 11 changed immigration policy

Sept. 11 changed immigration policy

The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, left an indelible mark on our nation’s immigration law and policies, says an immigration expert at Washington University in St. Louis.