Shruthi Rajashekara, MD, MMSc, is a primary care physician and advanced postdoctoral fellow in the Section of Health Services Research at Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, TX. She has partnered with legal organizations to write medical affidavits on behalf of immigration detainees and asylum seekers, successfully advocating for increased medical care and release from detention or prevention of deportation.