Allison Gordon Wright

Human Rights Scholars Alumni

Allison Gordon Wright (BA 2016, Texas A&M University; JD expected 2020) interned this past summer with Casa Marianella, a non-profit, non-governmental organization that provides shelter, food, and full supportive services to homeless immigrants. While there, she worked with the attorneys in helping the residents on asylum, T-Visa, and U-Visa applications. Before starting law school, Allison worked for a non-profit organization in Austin that exists to bring faith-based groups together with non-governmental organizations to serve marginalized communities. As an undergraduate, she spent a summer in Athens, Greece providing assistance for refugees. She also spent a summer in Cusco, Peru, where she worked in a local orphanage.  At Texas Law, Allison has been involved with several pro-bono projects, is currently enrolled in the Transnational Worker Rights Clinic, and is a member of the Texas Law Review. She hopes to work in immigration or international human rights after she graduates.