Peter Alfredson

Senior Attorney, Immigration Impact Lab

Peter is a Senior Attorney with the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition’s Immigration Impact Lab, where he also previously served as a Boston College Public Service Legal Fellow. As an attorney with the Lab, he works on impact litigation actions before various federal courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals, and engages in other advocacy efforts on behalf of detained noncitizens.

Peter is a graduate of Boston College Law School, where he completed extensive immigration-related coursework and worked on numerous immigration cases before different agencies and federal courts through both the BC Law Immigration Clinic and Ninth Circuit Appellate Project. He also spent a summer interning with the Immigration Unit at Greater Boston Legal Services and worked part-time for a year with the Boston immigration law firm Joyce and Associates.

Peter is originally from North Carolina and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree in Russian and political science. After college, he spent three years living in Warsaw, Poland teaching English as a foreign language to adults. He speaks Polish, Russian, French, and Spanish. Peter is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.


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