Wheeler is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law, and has practiced and taught immigration law for two decades. He oversees CLINIC’s Training and Legal Support section, managing support and advocacy work on immigration law and related issues affecting immigrants.
Wheeler directed the National Immigration Law Center for more than 10 years. He has served on boards of the National Immigration Forum, American Immigration Lawyers Association, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild and other leading organizations.
He is a member of the state bars of California, Colorado and Maryland.