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Heather Perez Arroyo

Visiting Assistant Professor


Heather Perez Arroyo is an immigration Attorney who specializes in detention and removal defense with a demonstrated commitment to public interest work. She is skilled in legal advocacy, litigation, coalition building, communication, and policy analysis. She has served as the Greater Boston Immigrant Defense Fund Fellow representing detained immigrants.

During law school, she participated in Boston College's Immigration Clinic, where she represented indigent immigrants in removal proceedings and focused on the representation of minors facing deportation. 

Prior to law school, Perez Arroyo worked in public service for over five years, crafting legislation and organizing to advance progressive policies in Boston.