Chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association New England Chapter, Khanbabai Immigration Law
For the last 20 years Mahsa dedicated her career to immigration issues, representing individual & corporate clients. Her passion stems from her own J2 to US citizen experience. Her legal advocacy & strategic use of an international media spotlight led to one of the first waivers of the Travel Ban, which prohibits travel to the US for nationals of several Muslim majority countries. Attorney Khanbabai is interviewed regularly by news outlets & has appeared on news shows including MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, Lawrence O’Donnell, among others. Mahsa is Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) New England chapter, a member of AILA's Department of State liaison committee, the IMG Taskforce and editor of the AILA Law Journal. She is active in her community, serving on nonprofit & local government boards, including Save the Children’s Boston Leadership Council, and recently visited refugee camps in Lebanon to observe educational programs.