Prior to IJC, Julia was a NYS Pro Bono Scholar at the Legal Aid Society’s Immigrant Youth Project. As an IJC Justice Fellow, she will join the removal defense team at CARECEN, NY. She previously worked with unaccompanied children as an 1L legal intern with Safe Passage Project and during her 2L year with the NYLS Immigration Law and Litigation Clinic. Julia joined Catholic Charities’ Immigration Special Projects Unit during her 2L summer. Before starting at the Legal Aid Society, Julia was a research assistant to Distinguished Professor of Human Rights and Immigration Law, Lenni Benson.