HSPRD Partner Kendra H.M. Scheuerlein will be one of the panelists presenting “We must keep our eyes open”: Recent Changes in Attorney General and BIA Decisions during 2022 AILA’s Midwinter Virtual Conference: Advanced Business and Removal/Family held on February 3rd, 2022. The conference is designed with dual, advanced-level tracks to help prepare attendees for immigration practice in 2022 and beyond.
The presentation focuses on the new developments and challenges in immigration that came with the change in the presidential administration and how it impacts asylum seekers.
Kendra concentrates her practice in the areas of immigration and nationality matters. These include family-based immigration issues, waivers, naturalization, asylum, consular processing, and appeals. She represents clients in removal proceedings before the Department of Homeland Security, including clients with various criminal issues.
Kendra is the vice president of the executive board for Centro Romero, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the immigrant community in Chicago. She is also active in the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, serving as a member and co-chair of various committees since her graduation from the DePaul University College of Law in May 2013. Kendra is dedicated to serving her community, regularly speaking at Know Your Rights and other community presentations. In her free time, she is an avid yoga practitioner and rescue dog lover.