Andrew I. Schoenholtz
Professor from Practice
Dr. Andrew I. Schoenholtz is a Professor from Practice at Georgetown Law, where he directs the Human Rights Institute and the Center for Applied Legal Studies, an asylum clinic. He also directs the law students studying for ISIM's Certificate in Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies. He has taught courses on Refugee Law and Policy, Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies, and Immigration Law and Policy, as well as a practicum on the rights of detained immigrants. Prior to teaching at Georgetown, Professor Schoenholtz served as Deputy Director of the US Commission on Immigration Reform. He also practiced immigration, asylum, and international law with the Washington, DC law firm of Covington & Burling. He has conducted fact-finding missions in Haiti, Cuba, Ecuador, Germany, Croatia, Bosnia, Malawi, and Zambia to study root causes of forced migration, refugee protection, long-term solutions to mass migration emergencies, and humanitarian relief operations.
Professor Schoenholtz researches and writes regularly on refugee law and policy.
- "The New Refugees and the Old Treaty: Persecutors and Persecuted in the Twenty-First Century," in Chicago Journal of International Law, Volume 16 Number 1 (June 2015).
- Lives in the Balance: Asylum Adjudication by the Department of Homeland Security, co-written with Philip G. Schrag and Jaya Ramji-Nogales. New York University Press (January 2014).
- "Developing the Substantive Best Interests of Child Migrants: A Call for Action," in Valparaiso University Law Review, Volume 47 Number 4 (Summer 2012).
- "Protecting and Promoting the Human Right to Respect for Family Life: Treaty-Based Reform and Domestic Advocacy," co-written with Ryan T. Mrazik, in Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, Volume 24 Numbers 3-4, (Spring-Summer 2010).
- "Rejecting Refugees: Homeland Security's Administration of the One-Year Bar to Asylum," co-written with Philip G. Schrag, Jaya Ramji-Nogales and James P. Dombach in William & Mary Law Review, Volume 52 Issue 3 (December 2010).
- Refugee Roulette: Disparities in Asylum Adjudication and Proposals for Reform, co-written with Jaya Ramji-Nogales and Philip G. Schrag. New York University Press (September 2009).
- "The Immigration Control of Terrorism and the Prevention of Torture," ISIM report co-written with Jacob Goodman (February 2009).
- "International Migration and Anti-Terrorism Laws and Policies: Balancing Security and Refugee Protection," ISIM report co-written with Jennifer Hojaiban (February 2008).
- "Improving Immigration Adjudications through Competent Counsel," co-written with Hamutal Bernstein in Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Volume 21 Issue 1 (Winter 2008).
- "Controlling Irregular Migration: The Challenge of Worksite Enforcement," ISIM report co-written with Susan F. Martin, B. Lindsay Lowell, and Micah Bump (September 2007).
- The Uprooted: Improving Humanitarian Responses to Forced Migration, co-written with Patricia Weiss Fagen, Susan F. Martin, Kari Jorgensen, Andrew I. Schoenholtz, and Lydia Mann-Bondat. Rowman & Littlefield (July 2005)
- "Refugee Protection in the United States Post-September 11," in Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Volume 36, Number 2 (Spring 2005).