Theresa Cardinal Brown
Former U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Theresa Cardinal Brown is a former federal government official, serving for over six years with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under both the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations. She served as a policy advisor in the office of the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) under then-Commissioner Robert Bonner, served on Secretary Michael Chertoff’s Second Stage Review of USCIS, was a member and later director of the Immigration Legislation Task Force for the DHS Office of Policy in 2006 and 2007 and served in the DHS Office of International Affairs as both the first Director of Canadian Affairs and the first DHS Attaché to Canada, supporting international and bilateral homeland security missions for Secretaries Michael Chertoff and Janet Napolitano.
Brown has over 20 years of experience in immigration and border security law, policy, and government relations with law firms, associations, and think tanks.