About the Speaker

Maka Hutson practices immigration law at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Dallas, TX.

Before law school, she served as a student and scholar advisor at a major research university for seven years.

She has experience practicing all aspects of immigration law, including business immigration, family immigration and removal defense.

She focuses mainly on employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and advises employers on I-9 compliance and immigration-related hiring practices.

Maka maintains an active pro bono practice and represents asylum seekers and victims of human trafficking and crimes.

She is a graduate of Moscow State Linguistic University and the University of Texas School of Law.


– (5 min) Introduction by webinar host Ms LIU XiaoXia (Former Vice Principal at Beijing Royal School; M.A., Columbia University)
– (30 min) Speech by Ms Maka Hutson (Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP)
– (40 min) Q&A session