Margaret Kuehne Taylor

Adjunct Professor

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Margaret Kuehne Taylor is passionate about immigration law. She recently retired from a rewarding career at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and currently teaches the law school’s asylum law seminar. She serves on the editorial board of the American Immigration Lawyers Association Journal (AILA), as the diversity officer of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law (ABA ILS), and on the ABA’s Working Group on Policy related to Gender-Based Violence and Asylum, and lectures on and writes about immigration law topics in a variety of fora. During her 20-year tenure as a senior litigation counsel at DOJ’s Office of Immigration Litigation (OIL), she litigated a wide range of immigration-related issues in every federal court of appeals that considers such issues. She also worked at DOJ’s Executive Office for Immigration Review, where she served as an associate general counsel, a Board of Immigration Appeals staff attorney, and a judicial law clerk in the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Office. She holds a BA from Brigham Young University, an MA from Northwestern University, and a JD from George Mason University.