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Emily Good
Emily Good
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Emily Good is a Staff Attorney for Research, Education & Advocacy. Ms. Good was the previous director of the Refugee & Immigrant Program representing asylum seekers before the Asylum Office, Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals, in addition to advising volunteer attorneys. Ms. Good often speaks about immigration and asylum law to various groups, and co-authored an article about asylum that was published in Hennepin Lawyer in May 2006. In 2005, Ms. Good was named an "Up and Coming Attorney" by Minnesota Lawyer. Ms. Good is currently co-teaching the Immigration Law Clinic at the University of Minnesota Law School as an adjunct. She chaired the Human Rights Committee of the Minnesota State Bar Association for three years. Ms. Good received her J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2003 and has a B.A. in American Studies from the University of Iowa.


Good, Emily and Milena Gebremeskel, Sarah Herder, Madeline Lohman, Michele Garnett McKenzie and Amy Schroeder Ireland. Moving from Exclusion to Belonging: Immigrant Rights in Minnesota Today. Minneapolis, MN: The Advocates for Human Rights, 2014.

Good, Emily and Malinda Schmiechen. “Representing Asylum Seekers Through the Immigration Process.” The Hennepin Lawyer (20 April 2006).