Jazmin Chavez

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Jazmin Chavez

Jazmin’s desire to be an immigration attorney stems from her childhood. Seeing her parents face significant obstacles in navigating the complex immigration process when coming to the U.S. from Peru, and witnessing similar challenges faced by others in her community, inspired her to become an advocate for low-income immigrants. To prepare her for this work, she sought internship experiences at the East Bay Sanctuary Covenant, the ABA Commission on Immigration, and The Legal Aid Society. She also participates in the Women and the Law Clinic at American University Washington College of Law. Jazmin works at Safe Passage Project, where she provides direct representation, legal advice, and community outreach to unaccompanied minors in New York.