Two Columbia Law School Students Selected as Immigrant Justice Corps Fellows
New York, April 25—Two Columbia Law School students have been named to the third class of Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) Fellows, the first fellowship program in the United States dedicated to meeting the need for high-quality legal assistance for immigrants seeking citizenship and fighting deportation.
|Angie Juarbe '16, one of this year's Immigrant Justice Corps Fellows, says the needs and vulnerability of immigrants in the U.S. compel her to offer legal assistance to this community.|
|Erika Vera ’16, one of this year's Immigrant Justice Corps Fellows, says her experience as a Mexican immigrant in the American South has shaped her interests in immigration and civil rights. (Photo by Nelson Hua)|