Officials confirmed that the man accused of killing eight in Lower Manhattan entered the US on a diversity visa lottery program.
Author Elizabeth Jacobs
An attorney by trade, Elizabeth brings a deep understanding of the variety of statutes that govern U.S. immigration law to FAIR’s Government Relations department. In her current role, she reviews and analyzes federal legislation and regulations, as well as conducts research on a wide variety of legal and immigration-related topics. Elizabeth also represents FAIR before Congress and the administration, with a focus on developing and implementing FAIR’s advocacy strategy as it pertains to federal agencies with immigration jurisdiction. She also advises other FAIR departments on executive branch developments to coordinate messaging to advance the organization’s goals. Elizabeth joined FAIR in 2012 as a member of the State and Local department, where she assisted state and local legislators draft constitutionally sound legislation and develop strategies to advance such legislation. She holds a Juris Doctor from the George Washington University Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts in History and Philosophy from Rutgers University. Elizabeth is a member of the District of Columbia and Virginia bars.