Mia Higgins

CFR Staff

Mia Higgins

General Counsel

Mia Higgins is the first general counsel of the Council. In that role, she oversees the organization's legal and risk management functions. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

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Southeast Asia

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The United States has long accepted hundreds of thousands of foreign workers each year, but the Trump administration has blocked many of these visas as unemployment among the domestic labor force has skyrocketed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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New U.S. sanctions under the Caesar Act could compound the economic turmoil threatening to undo the Assad regime.

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