Growing up, Javeria watched her parents struggle to find immigration legal representation with extremely limited access to community support and resources. Javeria’s personal experience with the legal immigration world led her to pursue a career as an immigration lawyer. While attending the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Javeria immersed herself in the immigration world interning with UnLocal, Inc., Brooklyn Defender Services, and The Legal Aid Society. Javeria also participated in Cardozo’s Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic during her second and third year of law school. Javeria is placed at Sauti Yetu, a community-based organization dedicated to mobilizing African immigrant women. She represents women and children, many of whom have experienced trauma in their home countries or on their journey to safety in the United States.