Sadikshya Nepal is the Immigration Fellow for BPC’s Immigration and Cross Border Policy Project. Prior to beginning her fellowship at BPC, she was a communication and program intern at the Center for Migration Studies of New York, a research assistant at Innovations for Peace and Development, and a program coordinator at Harvard University’s Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. Her interest in immigration policy began as an advocate and a case manager working for South Asian women and refugees at the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence.
Nepal has a master’s degree in Global Policy Studies with a specialization in migration and U.S. immigration policy issues from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin. Her research at BPC focuses on the economic and fiscal contributions of immigrants, the role of immigrants in the workforce, and immigrants and changing labor trends.