Anjelica Mantikas

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Anjelica Mantikas

In 2007, Anjelica co-founded One is Greater than None, a non-profit focused on sponsoring the rescue missions of trafficked children in Ghana.  Working with the children her organization sponsored, Anjelica realized there were few laws that offered justice to this vulnerable population.  Her experience with One is Greater than None sparked her interest in becoming a lawyer and to be an  advocate who helps provide a platform for individuals to take control of their narrative and tell their stories.  While attending St. John’s University School of Law, Anjelica gained experience volunteering at the Karnes Family Detention Center in Texas by preparing women for credible fear interviews.  She has also represented unaccompanied minors in Special Immigrant Juvenile Status cases, applied for affirmative asylum relief for a family fleeing violence, and conducted immigration relief intakes for clients of different socioeconomic backgrounds. As an IJC Justice Fellow at Make the Road New Jersey, Anjelica represents immigrants on a wide range of affirmative and defense cases for immigration relief.