Maya Gurung has assisted over 1500 Nepali speaking individuals across the nation, helping them obtain urgent immigration information and case management for issues ranging from health care, wage theft to government benefits. Currently, she is assisting the Nepali community members with follow up and troubleshooting in pursuit of their Temporary Protected Status (TPS) obtained after the 2015 earthquake in Nepal. She also provides Tibetan and Nepali interpretation during legal consultations and for other government agencies.
Maya previously worked with U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), focusing on housing and resettlement. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from Skidmore College.