Garcia is an Attorney with the Defending Vulnerable Populations section. Garcia came to CLINIC from the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, known as RAICES, where she was as an Equal Justice Works Fellow. Her work at RAICES focused on removal defense of vulnerable detained individuals. Prior to that, Garcia was an immigration policy analyst with the Center for American Progress.
Garcia is a graduate of Middlebury College and the American University Washington College of Law. During law school, she served on the editorial board of the American Bar Association’s Administrative Law Review and participated in the Immigrant Justice Clinic. Garcia is a member of the District of Columbia Bar.
The daughter of a Cuban refugee father and Texan mother, Garcia is a native Spanish speaker. She volunteers with the Colorado Lawyers Committee and the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network.