Mishan Wroe is a Senior Attorney on the Immigration team at the National Center for Youth Law. Mishan's work focuses on using impact litigation to advance and protect the civil rights of youth. As class counsel on Flores v. Garland, she monitors and enforces the Flores Settlement Agreement that ensures basic protections for children in federal immigration custody. Mishan is also class counsel on Lucas R. v. Becerra that seeks to expand due process and statutory protections for detained unaccompanied children.
Mishan has more than 10 years of litigation experience. Before joining the National Center for Youth Law, she was a trial attorney at Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP. While there, she maintained an active pro bono practice and had a secondment at the ACLU of Northern California where she focused on reproductive justice litigation. Mishan received her bachelor's degree in public policy from Stanford University and her law degree from the University of Chicago Law School where she worked in the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic and co-founded a clinic focused on protecting the rights of domestic violence survivors.
Mishan loves exploring the outdoors with her husband and two kids - from camping to hiking to biking and more. When she has time to herself she loves a Peloton workout or a good book, and is an avid listener of the Strict Scrutiny, Pod Save America, and We Can Do Hard Things podcasts.