Ann Holcomb Dixon began her association with the Immigration Law Clinic, University of Maryland Clinical Program, in summer 2013, working with students as they represent clients before the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service and the Department of Justice, Executive Office of Immigration Review, and the Department of State. Students working with Professor Dixon also represent clients of the World Relief Baltimore Immigration Clinic, a non-profit legal services provider. In practice with World Relief since 2009, Ms. Dixon provides consultation and representation in the areas of family immigration, religious worker visas, asylum, refugee reunification, naturalization, visas for victims of crime and domestic violence, deferred action for childhood arrivals, temporary protective status, consular processing and removal proceedings.
Professor Dixon serves as secretary to the board of the Maryland Immigrant Rights Coalition, a non-profit organization formed in 2008 to coordinate and maximize existing resources to increase the availability and quality of pro bono and low-cost legal representation to low-income immigrants; to educate the community on immigration matters; and to advocate on behalf of Maryland immigrants. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the AILA Military Assistance Program and the Maryland Bar Association Immigration Law Section.
Ms. Dixon graduated with honor from Rutgers University in 1980 with a major in economics. In 1988 she was awarded the Juris Doctor, with honor, from University of Maryland School of Law and was admitted to the Maryland Bar.
Professor Dixon is the mother of four and lives with her family in Howard County, Maryland.