Jenkins is manager of the Board of Immigration Appeals Pro Bono Project, which provides appellate representation to hundreds of vulnerable immigrants in removal proceedings.
Prior to joining CLINIC, Jenkins represented immigration detainees as an accredited representative at the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition. In addition to managing the Pro Bono Project, Jenkins frequently contributes to CLINIC’s manuals, practice advisories, and trainings—principally on the subjects of removal defense, immigration consequences of criminal convictions, and appellate procedure. He is a frequent author of merits and amicus briefs before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the federal courts.
Jenkins is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Harvard Law School.