Anna Cabot

Senior Staff Attorney

Anna is a Senior Staff Attorney at CGRS. Before joining CGRS, she taught in the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic at the University of Connecticut School of Law where law students represent refugees who have fled from persecution and are seeking asylum in the United States. Prior to joining the UConn faculty, Anna was the Managing Attorney at Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center in El Paso, TX where she represented numerous asylum-seekers before the immigration courts and handled a wide range of other immigration matters, while supervising and training attorneys, paralegals, student law clerks, and volunteers. She did a study of the challenges faced by Mexican asylum-seekers for the Center for Migration Studies. Before moving to the border, Anna spent a year in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania as Legal Services Coordinator for Asylum Access, where she assessed the legal needs of the urban refugee population, designed a legal services program, and advocated for individual clients. She also did a year-long litigation fellowship with the ACLU’s National Prison Project. She received a BA in Physics from Amherst College, and her JD from American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC. Anna is admitted to practice in New York.