Alexandra Goncalves Peña

Fellowship Director

Alexandra Gonçalves Peña is Fellowship Director at Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC). Specializing in removal defense and asylum law, Alexandra has practiced immigration law for over16 years at various non-profit immigration legal services organization in New York and New Jersey. During her career, Alexandra has represented hundreds of individuals facing removal from the United States before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, the Board of Immigration Appeals and Federal Courts of Appeals. 

A native Brooklynite who grew up partly in Colombia, Alexandra’s work is deeply personal and is driven by her unwavering commitment to working hand in hand with immigrant communities.