Emily Assunta White

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Emily Assunta White

Emily Assunta White began her career in Colorado where over the course of ten years she handled complex removal defense, family, and business immigration cases at two of the state’s leading immigration firms. Emily returned to her native New Hampshire with a strong commitment to serving the legal needs of the region’s immigrant community.

Emily has a decade of experience representing clients before the Immigration Court (EOIR), the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Administrative Appeals Office, and at consulates abroad. She frequently presents cases for Cancellation of Removal, Adjustment of Status, Waivers, Asylum, Temporary Protected Status, VAWA, and U visas. Emily also advises noncitizens and their counsel on the immigration consequences of criminal convictions. In response to growing worksite enforcement actions, Emily represents large and small companies in affirmative and defensive I-9 audits.

Emily completed her legal education at the University of Denver, College of Law. While at the University of Denver, Emily also earned a Masters in Social Work with a focus in public policy. During her education, she gained experience working with detained non-citizens at the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) and with immigrant crime victims at the statewide domestic violence coalition. Since graduation, Emily has practiced exclusively in the area of immigration law. She is admitted to the bar in Colorado, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

In addition to her active case work, Emily has chaired and served on both the national American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and Colorado chapter of AILA Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) liaison committees. Emily also frequently lectures to local and national audiences and has published articles on advanced topics in immigration law. She enjoys mentoring attorneys in complex immigration cases and volunteering at citizenship drives and legal nights.

She speaks Spanish and has traveled to Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Spain, Italy, Greece, Hungary, Germany, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel, and Canada.