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Former ICE Attorney Switches Sides, Now Represents Detained Asylum-Seekers in Georgia

March 27, 2017 (1 min read)

Washington Post, Mar. 27, 2017 - "In a tiny hearing room at one of the country’s most remote and unforgiving immigration courts, Elena Albamonte walked right past the table she had used for years as the government’s highest-ranking prosecutor here. Instead, she put her briefcase on the other table, taking a seat next to an Armenian man in prison garb who had illegally crossed into the United States. After a three-decade career overseeing deportations as a government immigration lawyer, Albamonte has switched teams. “Ready, your honor,” Albamonte said to immigration court Judge Dan Trimble after tidying a thick file of legal documents."