Susan Bowyer

Susan Bowyer

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.