Sara French

Training & Legal Support Attorney for the Immigration Justice Campaign

Sara French is the Training & Legal Support Attorney for the Immigration Justice Campaign. In this role, Sara provides mentorship and training to the Campaign’s national network of pro-bono attorneys engaged in immigration representation with a focus on bond, parole, removal defense, USCIS benefits, and affirmative asylum cases. In particular, Sara’s focus is providing support to coordinate pro bono services for Afghan newcomers (the Afghan Project) along with those subjected to MPP. Prior to joining the Council, Sara worked as the Lead Immigration Attorney at a non-profit organization directly representing clients in a multitude of immigration-related matters. She has also volunteered extensively with other pro-bono initiatives and spent significant time volunteering along the U.S.-Mexico border advocating for immigrants’ rights. Before attending law school, Sara taught English in Cali, Colombia. Sara holds a J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law with a concentration in Human Rights Law and a B.A. in History/Hispanic Studies from Davidson College.

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