SangYeob Kim is a lawyer with experience in immigration detention and removal defense. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in International Affairs from George Washington University and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Iowa College of Law. Prior to law school, he served as a Marine infantry officer in the South Korean Marine Corps.
SangYeob has gained experience in immigration detention and removal defense as an immigration attorney in New Hampshire and New Jersey. SangYeob provided numerous pro bono consultations and legal representation for detained immigrants in Dover, New Hampshire. In addition to his pro bono work in Dover, he volunteered to represent asylum seekers for the Community Legal Services and Counseling Center (CLSACC) located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
For the ACLU of New Hampshire's Immigrants’ Rights Project, SangYeob is working to recruit and train volunteer lawyers and provide direct legal representation for detained immigrants in Dover, New Hampshire. Also, he provides Know Your Rights trainings for immigrant communities. He is admitted to the practice of law in the state and federal courts in New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
SangYeob lives on the Seacoast and spends his free time with his family, going rock climbing, mastering the French language, and watching all genres of movies (except classic French films).