Ameerah Siddiqi is a Policy Assistant at IRAP. In this role, she provides programmatic support to IRAP’s policy work by helping facilitate and further the organization’s systemic advocacy to improve immigration programs in the United States and abroad.
Prior to joining IRAP, Ameerah was working with the International Rescue Committee to help with the processing and resettlement of Afghan evacuees in Virginia. Before that, she was a Research Analyst at the Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy where worked to enhance awareness of critical displacement and forced migration issues, specifically related to the Uyghur and Rohingya crises. She has also worked at the Council on Foreign Relations and charity: water in New York.
Ameerah holds an M.A. in Human Security and Migration Policy from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a B.A. in Journalism and International Relations from Indiana University.