Seiko Shastri '21 Named 2021 Robina Post-Graduate Fellow

Seiko Shastri ‘21 has been named a 2021 Robina Post-Graduate Fellow.

Robina Post-Graduate Fellowships are supported by Minnesota Law, thanks to generous support from the Robina Foundation, in recognition of the need for greater funding for recent graduates who want to pursue public interest work. These highly competitive fellowships provide funding for fellows to work full-time, for one year, in a legal or policy role at a nonprofit or government agency.

Shastri will be working with the Immigrant Defense Project (IDP), which provides legal advice and training for immigrants, advocates, and attorneys, generates impact litigation in the courts, develops policy and advocacy work, and provides community defense and strategic communications about immigration. During her fellowship Shastri will focus on impact litigation and litigation support, and serve as an advocate with IDP’s criminal-immigration helpline. While in law school, Shastri was a student director for the Federal Immigration Litigation Clinic.