Margo Cowan – Keep Tucson Together, Immigration Legal Clinics
July 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Margo Cowan is a graduate of the Antioch School of Law, Washington, D.C., 1985; admitted to the State Bar of Pennsylvania in 1986; admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 1995; substantial experience as an attorney in general immigration practice since 1986; General Counsel, Tohono O’Odham Nation 1993-2003; Of Counsel, Congressman Raul Grijalva, 2004; extensive pro bono work, mainly in the areas of border/immigration policy development and representation of undocumented persons and refugees; Defense Attorney in the Law Offices of the Pima County Public Defender since 2004. In March 2007, the National Association for Social Workers- AZ Branch II awarded Margo with the Cesar Chavez Humanitarian Award for her dedication in advancing human rights for over thirty-five years. An example of this dedication is her co-founding of the group No More Deaths. This group provides assistance to migrants returning from the U.S. to the border towns of Mexico, and their sole purpose is to reduce the amount of deaths in the Arizona Desert.