AILA Governance

Greg Chen

Gregory Chen


Gregory Chen is Senior Director of Government Relations for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Prior to joining AILA in 2010, Greg worked for Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service and the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. He came to Washington, D.C. after spending five years in San Francisco at Legal Services for Children representing children in immigration matters as well as child welfare, juvenile delinquency, and education law proceedings. He is a graduate of Harvard College and NYU Law School and clerked for the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Greg has testified before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and is regularly quoted in major print media or on national news broadcasts.