Hannah Flamm is the Senior Staff Attorney – CAM at IRAP. In this role, Hannah leads IRAP’s work on the Central American Minors (CAM) Program, coordinating direct representation, policy, litigation, and other advocacy efforts.
Prior to joining IRAP, Hannah was an immigration attorney at Legal Aid Justice Center and a clinical instructor at George Mason University’s law school. Before that, she was the managing attorney at The Door’s Legal Services Center, where she established and managed the Detained Minors Project to provide holistic legal services to thousands of children and young adults in Office of Refugee Resettlement custody and in New York. In this capacity she represented clients before the Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and state and federal court. She also led policy advocacy and impact litigation efforts on behalf of children subjected to the Migrant Protection Protocols, prolonged detention, and unlawful attempted removal, among other rights violations. Previously, she was the NYU School of Law Fellow at Human Rights Watch.
Hannah holds a J.D. from NYU School of Law, an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and B.A. from Tufts University. She is fluent in Spanish and has spent extensive time in Central America, where she has researched the extractive industries and gang violence, among other topics.
Hannah is admitted to practice law in the state of New York.