Bassey joined CLINC’s Religious Immigration Services section as a Staff Attorney in October 2018. She files petitions to help immigrants obtain religious worker visas. Prior to joining CLINIC, Bassey worked for Legal Services of New Jersey as a staff attorney, where she represented low-income communities in landlord/tenant, entitlement, Social Security and domestic violence issues.
She attended Delaware State University to complete her undergraduate degree and Western Michigan University for law school. She is a member of the New Jersey state bar.
Bassey is a second generation immigrant, with parents from Ghana. She was born and raised in North Brunswick, New Jersey.