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Seth Purcell​​​​​​​

Seth Purcell, Esq., is a staff attorney at PAIR. Seth specializes in asylum matters and manages the Asylum Intake Initiative at PAIR. He is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law. Seth has earned a Master’s Degree in Sustainable International Development from Brandeis University as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Tufts University. Prior to law school, Seth spent several years living and working overseas, mainly in West and East Africa. He began as a volunteer for the Peace Corps in Niger and has since worked on development projects in places such as Burkina Faso, Mali, Uganda, South Sudan, and Fiji. These international experiences led Seth to focus on immigration law during his time in law school. He has served as a legal intern and fellow at the PAIR Project, as a law clerk at Joyce & Associates, and as a Program on Human Rights in the Global Economy Fellow at Physicians for Human Rights in Boston. Seth is conversant in French.


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