Professor Young joins the School of Law from The George Washington University Law School, where she was the Interim Director of the Immigration Clinic from 2007-2008. Professor Young worked for three years at the San Francisco Immigration Court as an attorney advisor through the Department of Justice Honors Program. At the Court, her duties included writing final orders, analyzing and presenting changes in federal law to the immigration judges, supervising judicial law clerks, and managing the Court's intern program.
While a student at GW Law, she was executive guide editor of the George Washington International Law Review, and attended the GW-Oxford Summer Program in International Human Rights Law. She also spent a year working in the Law School's Immigration Clinic, and was the 2004 recipient of the Richard C. Lewis, Jr. Memorial Award for Clinical Excellence.
Her research focuses on issues in immigration, and she will be creating and directing the law school's Immigration Clinic.