B.A., University of Notre Dame; J.D., North Carolina Central
Nicholas J. Perry has been practicing immigration law with the federal government since 1997 and is currently the Assistant General Counsel for Immigration Enforcement at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of the General Counsel. He previously held positions with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the Executive Office for Immigration Review. He is the author of a 2004 Journal of Legislation article entitled "The Numerous Federal Legal Definitions of Terrorism: The Problem of too Many Grails," as well as a 2006 article looking at terrorism-related immigration issues published in Immigration Briefings. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the North Carolina Central School of Law, where he was the class valedictorian and editor-in-chief of the North Carolina Central Law Review.