Jennifer is the State & Local Advocacy Attorney in CLINIC’s Center for Immigrant Rights. In that role, she provides legal analysis and other advocacy support regarding immigration-related state bills, local ordinances and federal/state enforcement partnerships across the country. Prior to joining CLINIC in 2013, Jennifer advocated for the protection of refugees, asylum seekers and stateless persons at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Washington, D.C. She represented immigrants in private practice for five years in San Francisco and led legislative advocacy efforts for immigration reform as volunteer Advocacy Liaison for her local chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Jennifer is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley School of Law and is a member of the D.C. and California Bars. Prior to law school, she worked on refugee resettlement projects as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kyrgyzstan.