Mikhayla Stover


Religious Immigration Services


Staff Attorney

Stover is a Staff Attorney in the Religious Immigration Service, or RIS, section. Prior to assuming this position, Stover originally joined the RIS section of CLINIC as a Law Clerk in September 2021.

Stover graduated from the Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law in 2021. During her time in law school, she served as a student attorney representing clients in the Arlington Immigration Court. She also completed several immigration policy internships, including one with CLINIC’s Advocacy section in 2019.

In addition to her law degree, she also graduated with a certificate in law and public policy. Stover dedicated the majority of her free time in law school to pro bono work, providing over 375 hours of free legal services over the course of three years. In recognition of her commitment to representing those who would otherwise not have access to counsel, she was recognized with the 2021 Michael F. Curtin Pro Bono Award upon graduation.

Stover received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She is barred in the District of Colombia. She lives in Bethesda, Md.