Russell Christensen

Title:  1) Asylum Officer 2) Deputy Director 3) History Teacher

Company:  1) U.S. Immigration Service 2) C.A.R.E. 3) Lincoln School

Location:  Lyndhurst, NJ United States 


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Recipient, Jump Master Award, 18th Airborne Division, U.S. Army, Korea (1953)
  • Trevali Scholar, Middlebury College (1954-1956)
  • Pre School Feeding Center, Honduras
  • Secured the Right to Alternative Remedy Other Than Asylum for 400,000 Refugees
  • Immigration Award for Service in Danger Zone (Haiti)
  • Pro Bono Clinics for Vietnam Veterans
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the East, Marquis Who’s Who (1999-2000)


  • JD, New York University
  • BA in Philosophy, Middlebury College
  • Graduate, Gardiner High School
  • Graduate, Officer Candidate School, U.S. Army
  • Featured in “A People’s History of the United States” by Howard Zinn
  • Featured in “Witness for Peace” by Ed Griffin-Nolan
  • Featured in “Where is Nicaragua?” by Peter Davis

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