Working in Guatemala, Katherine saw the impact of the U.S. deportation crisis on migrants. Inspired to serve individuals facing the immigration system alone, she worked for five years with detained unaccompanied children with ProBAR on the Texas-Mexico border, and with adults and children at Ayuda in Washington, D.C. Her clients motivated me to pursue my law degree. While in law school, Katherine interned with Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition, the BIA, and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. She currently works with Brooklyn Defender Services to provide critical deportation defense to immigrants facing criminal charges.