Rabia Chaudry

IJMA Founder
attorney and a partner at the Chaudry and Anwer Immigration Law Firm

Rabia Chaudry is an attorney and a partner at the Chaudry and Anwer Immigration Law Firm based in Northern Virginia, where she supervises asylum cases and immigration appeals.  She is well known as the co-host and co-producer of the hit criminal justice podcast Undisclosed and the political podcast The 45th, with nearly 300 million downloads combined. She is also the author of the NY Times Bestselling book, “Adnan’s Story”, and Executive Producer of the Emmy-nominated HBO docuseries “The Case Against Adnan Syed”. 

Chaudry was a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), where she researched the intersection of religion and violent extremism. Prior to this, Chaudry served as an International Security Fellow at the New America Foundation (NAF), where she led a Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) community project in partnership with Google, Facebook, and Twitter. Her work at NAF focused on the empowerment of American Muslim communities in social media advocacy.  She is a Vanguard Board Member of the Aspen Institute, Fellow of the Truman National Security Project, a Fellow of the Shalom Hartman Institute, and on the Board of the Muslim Jewish Advisory Council and the Inter Muslim Jewish Alliance. She is a frequent writer and public speaker on issues of criminal justice, national security, civil rights, and faith.