Magdalena Oropeza

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Magdalena Oropeza is a recent graduate from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American and Latino/a Studies & Criminology. As the daughter of Mexican immigrants, who came to this country as unaccompanied minors in search of opportunities their unstable country could never offer them, she has a desire to advocate for similarly situated marginalized groups. Her past experiences include working at Safe Horizon Immigration Law Project working with survivors of domestic violence, and the Unaccompanied Latin American Minor Project providing legal support to recently arrived immigrant minors in deportation proceedings. Her areas of interest include immigration law, humanitarian relief work, and litigation.