Megan Day

Scholar Immigration / International Human Rights
Class of 2024

Following graduation from law school, Megan Day will work as a fellow in the San Diego office of the Immigrant Defenders Law Center. Her fellowship project will focus on providing direct legal services, including post-conviction relief, to deported veterans around the world and engaging in advocacy efforts to ensure pathways for deported veterans’ repatriation. Her work will be supported by the Julius Glickman Fellowship in Public Interest Law, funded by Julius Glickman ’66, which is administered by the Justice Center.

At Texas Law, Megan was president of the school's chapter of the American Constitution Society, vice president of the Human Rights Law Society, and a bassist for Assault and Flattery, and she participated in the Texas International Law Journal and the Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy. As a Pro Bono Scholar with the Mithoff Pro Bono Program, she coordinated immigration projects, including spearheading the Deported Veterans Humanitarian Parole Workshop. She was a student in the Transnational Workers Rights Clinic, Immigration Clinic, and Criminal Defense Clinic. She spent the summer after her 1L year working with Public Counsel’s Immigrants' Rights Project Anti-Detention Team in Los Angeles. She spent the summer after her 2L year working with the Immigrant Defenders Law Center’s Cross Border Initiative in San Diego.