RJ Hauman joined FAIR in 2015, bringing valuable legislative, regulatory, and political experience to the organization at a crucial time.
In his role, he oversees the Government Relations department and leads FAIR’s advocacy efforts before Congress and the administration. He also serves as a FAIR media spokesperson on a variety of immigration issues. His commentary has been quoted by the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, POLITICO, NPR, and numerous other publications. His work has been published in The Hill, Fox News, Daily Caller, Breitbart, and others.
Prior to joining FAIR, RJ was a member of the policy team at the nationwide organization for state banking, representing bank regulators of the 50 states, as well as 5,0000 state-chartered financial institutions with more than $4.9 trillion in combined assets. Before that, RJ worked on Capitol Hill, gaining immigration policy experience as an aide to former Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-CA), who chaired the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement.
He is a graduate of Clemson University and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Political Management at The George Washington University.