Meet Margaret – LUM Superstar Volunteer

Providing Immigration Advice & Assistance

The LUM Immigration Clinic depends on a team of highly skilled, trained & accredited staff and volunteers. Led by the director and assistant director, Christian Gallo & Yanina Gomez Szyszko, volunteer attorneys, accredited representatives, program volunteers and interns are providing immigration advice, filling out immigration forms, and drafting legal documents for cases.

Dr. Margaret Hass grew up in Lafayette, graduated from Jefferson High School, and lives in Lafayette with her husband, Vinayak, and their baby, Jyotika. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Amherst College before earning an M.A. from the University of Tuebingen (Germany) and PhD in Cultural Studies from the University of Bergamo (Italy) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (India). Margaret currently teaches in the Purdue Language and Cultural Exchange (PLaCE) program and serves as the president of Greater Lafayette Immigrant Allies. Margaret is passionate about making our community a more welcoming place for all. She has been a volunteer with the LUM Immigration Clinic since 2016 and an accredited representative since 2019.

The Entire Volunteer Team

The entire LUM Immigration Clinic volunteer team is as follows:

  • Volunteer Attorneys: Matthew Salsberry, Thomas Busch, and Adedoyin Florence Adeniran
  • Accredited Representatives: Adelia Sorge, Susan Brouillette, Aparna Puri, Margaret Hass, Mary Tindel, and Beata Riveiro
  • Candidate for Accreditation: Brianna Largent
  • Program Volunteers: Aneesh Terani, David Gonzales, and Sean Murley
  • Interns: Beth Kupsis and Anneke Radelich

Please join us in thanking each LUM Immigration Clinic volunteer for their time, talent, compassion and experience — and for providing a unique & vital service to our community. If you wish to volunteer with the LUM Immigration Clinic, email Christian Gallo at immigration@LUMserve.org.

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