Javeria Ahmed

Training & Legal Technical Assistance Managing Attorney

Javeria began her career in immigration law as a Justice Fellow with Immigrant Justice Corps. She was placed at Sauti Yetu Center for African Women, in the Bronx, New York. During her fellowship Javeria represented immigrants both in removal proceedings before EOIR and affirmative applications before USCIS. She also worked with unaccompanied minors seeking asylum and SIJS status.

Following her fellowship, Javeria worked as a Senior Immigration Attorney and Pro Bono Manager at My Sisters’ Place, a community services provider in Westchester County. She provided direct representation to survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking seeking asylum, SIJS, U and T visas, and VAWA status. She also oversaw MSP’s pro bono project, training and supervising pro bono attorneys to effectively handle immigration cases with a trauma informed lens.

Javeria graduated cum laude from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2018. During law school, Javeria interned for UnLocal, Brooklyn Defender Services, and the Legal Aid Society, and participated in the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigrant Justice Clinic. She received her B.A. in History and French from Binghamton University.