Thuy-Anh Vo

Thuy-Anh Vo is an Immigration/Refugee Policy Intern for the 2012 spring semester at HIAS’ DC office, working primarily on legislation and advocacy.

Born and raised in Spokane, WA, she is also a junior at Gonzaga University, getting her Bachelor’s in Political Science and Philosophy and minoring in Women Gender Studies and Business. After serving as an Ignation delegate lobbying on Capitol Hill, Thuy-Anh decided to do the Washington Semester Program this spring at American University in the Public Law program. Through this program, she has the opportunity to interact with important officials such as Congressman John Robert Lewis, Lamar Smith, and Supreme Court Justice Alito. In her spare time, she is personally advocating for Amerasian rights and is very passionate about serving her community. Thuy-Anh’s parents immigrated to the U.S. from Vietnam.

Thuy-Anh enjoys finding new places to explore in Washington DC, doing yoga, and going hiking. Thuy-Anh plans on pursuing law school on the east coast to be an immigration lawyer. She hopes to represent marginalized and underrepresented populations through any work that she does.