Sam Hsieh, Esq.

Senior Attorney

Sam Hsieh is a Senior Attorney with CAIR Coalition’s Immigration Impact Lab. She brings impact litigation actions on behalf of detained immigrants in immigration proceedings and federal courts

Prior to joining CAIR Coalition, Sam was a staff attorney at the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, where she wrote memoranda and proposed opinions for federal appeals in a wide variety of areas, including immigration law. Sam previously worked as an immigration attorney at a private firm in Washington, D.C. with a focus on asylum law. She graduated with honors from The George Washington University Law School in 2016, where she received a full-tuition merit scholarship. In law school, she interned at a private immigration firm and the Department of Justice, in addition to representing low-wage workers at the school's employment law clinic.

Sam received her Bachelor of Sciences with Honors in political science and economics from the University of Michigan in 2011. She is admitted to practice law in Virginia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia. She is proficient in Mandarin Chinese.