Fatma Marouf

Texas A&M University School of Law

Fatma Marouf is a Professor of Law and Director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic at Texas A&M University School of Law, where she has taught immigration law, legislation-regulation, and the Immigrant Rights Clinic. She previously taught at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law. Her scholarship has examined issues such as the use of common law defenses in removal proceedings, alternatives to immigration detention, the rights of mentally incompetent noncitizens, the use of restraints in removal proceedings, and the exclusion of DREAMers from the Affordable Care Act. She was named a Bellow Scholar for her empirical research on the adjudication of immigration appeals in the federal courts. Professor Marouf has extensive experience representing immigrants at all levels of adjudication and has served as a consultant to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. She received her JD from Harvard Law School, her MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and her BA from Yale.