Christina Deconcini

Christina DeConcini is WRI’s Director of Government Affairs. Christina has extensive experience in conducting advocacy, lobbying and legislative campaigns, as well as working with the media. Prior to joining WRI in September 2007, Christina spent 20 years advocating for the rights of immigrants and refugees, serving as the as the Director of Policy and Advocacy in several national organizations seeking to change federal immigration laws, provide representation to indigent immigrants and refugees and improve conditions of detention for immigrants. Christina has also represented numerous asylum seekers. Christina has written and spoken frequently on issues related to immigration and refugee policies, has taught immigration law, served on a number of boards and been recognized for her work in this field.

Christina has an undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego and a law degree from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.

Contact Info: 

World Resources Institute
cdeconcini@wri.org
(202) 729-7738