Founder of Natalization Assistance Project
1993 Global Fellow
Susan Bowyer is the Directing Attorney of the Immigration Center for Women and Children’s San Francisco office. She is a national expert in U Nonimmigrant Status and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Susan has written a number of publications on immigration remedies for survivors of domestic violence, including those published by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) and the Boston University Public Interest Law Journal. Susan is a graduate of Stanford Law School, where she was a Public Service Law Fellow. She was the Managing Attorney of the International Institute of the Bay Area’s Oakland office from 2003 to 2010, and has also worked as a staff attorney with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and as Acting Director of the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment.