Pamela Denzer is Immigration Equality’s Client Programs Director and oversees various aspects of Immigration Equality’s client programs, including managing its direct legal services program. She represents LGBTQ and HIV-positive asylum seekers and helps binational couples and transgender clients navigate U. S. immigration laws that discriminate against LGBTQ and HIV-positive immigrants and their families.
Before joining Immigration Equality in 2008, Pamela worked as a BIA Accredited Representative at HIV Law Project representing HIV positive asylum seekers, handling adjustment of status cases, and providing technical assistance to attorneys and BIA Accredited representatives on HIV waiver issues. In addition to her legal experience, Pamela worked at Safe Horizon-Hotlines assisting crime victims and domestic violence survivors and their loved ones fleeing danger navigate the New York City domestic violence shelter system.
Pamela has a B.S. from SUNY Oneonta, did course work at Fordham University Law School, and was a Stein Scholar for Public Interest Law. She speaks fluent Spanish.