Michelle Seyler

Guest Blogger

Immigration Lawyer

Los Angeles, California

Michelle Seyler lives in Los Angeles where she works in immigration law, providing naturalization and family-based services to the community. She has also worked directly with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, both in the immigrant community and at a domestic violence shelter. Before moving to California, Michelle lived in Washington, D.C., where she worked to protect the rights of whistleblowers, both domestically and internationally. Michelle received her J.D. from the University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law and her B.A. from American University. You can follow her on Twitter @4WomenWorldwide or her website at michelleseyler.com.

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Posted Feb. 23, 2018

I Was Sexually Abused by Another Student and It Never Should Have Happened

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