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Bijal Shah

Associate Professor of Law

Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Bijal Shah’s scholarly interests lie in the areas of administrative law, structural constitutional law, immigration law (including "crimmigration"), international human rights law, and LGBT law.  Her work appears in publications including the Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Harvard Law ReviewNYU Law Review Online, and the Yale Journal on Regulation.  Before entering the academy, Prof. Shah was Associate General Counsel for the Department of Justice / Executive Office for Immigration Review.  In this position, she wrote immigration regulations, legislation and national policies on behalf of the General Counsel, the Director’s Office, and Congress.  Earlier in her career, she served as a Presidential Management Fellow in the Department of Homeland Security / U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.  Prof. Shah is a graduate of the Yale Law School, where she was a senior editor on the Yale Law Journal and of the Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government.

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Domestic Adherence to the Gender Binary

7/7/17  //  Quick Reactions

Three former Surgeons General have called for an end to involuntary medical procedures on intersex babies and children. U.S. immigration law sheds light on why this is such an important development.

Bijal Shah

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Vagueness in 'Aggravated Felony'

6/30/17  //  Quick Reactions

It is the federal government’s responsibility to define immigration violations—and in particular, aggravated felonies—precisely.

Bijal Shah

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Limiting Citizenship Inequality

6/23/17  //  Quick Reactions

Yesterday, the Supreme Court wisely rejected a position that would have furthered President Trump's interest in reinforcing the hierarchy between immigrants and “real” Americans.

Bijal Shah

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law