As an immigrant, Anel is inspired by past and present immigrant rights organizers who empower communities to unite against oppressive forces. Anel was an Immigration Law Fellow for Immigrants Rising, where she helped provide legal screenings for the undocumented community. She was also a fellow for the DreamSF fellowship, where she was placed at Jubilee Immigration Advocates and supported the legal services team with document filing, translation and interpretation, and meeting with clients. As a Fellow for IJC, Anel is joining CAIR Coalition where she will assist the legal team in providing universal representation for detained adults in Prince George’s County, MD.