Aaron C. Morris
Aaron C. Morris (he/him) is Immigration Equality’s Executive Director. Prior to becoming ED, Aaron led the organization’s law and policy programs. As such, he has supervised Immigration Equality’s legal services, impact litigation, policy advocacy, and lobbying efforts.
Aaron first joined Immigration Equality as a Pride Law Fellow in the summer of 2004. After law school, he volunteered with the organization whenever he could, joining as a staff attorney in 2008. Aaron is a graduate of the American University’s Washington College of Law and the University of Oklahoma. Before joining Immigration Equality, he was a staff attorney in the Office of Legal Affairs of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and an associate at the law firm Masliah & Soloway.
Aaron is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the LGBT Bar Association. In 2014, he was named by the LGBT Bar Association as one of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40. In 2017, he was honored with the Peter M. Cicchinio award for Outstanding Advocacy in the Public Interest. Aaron is on the board of directors of the Khalid Jabara Foundation.