Manar Waheed

is legislative and advocacy counsel at the ACLU and the former deputy policy director for immigration on Obama’s White House Domestic Policy Council. She is a civil rights attorney with 12 years of expertise in immigration, gender-based violence, hate violence, and profiling and surveillance. The opinions in this piece are those of the author.


Under Obama, I advised undocumented immigrants to trust police. Here's what I'd say now.