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Kristen M. Jackson

Kristen M. Jackson

Public Counsel
Senior Staff Attorney
Los Angeles, CA, USA


Kristen Jackson is a Senior Staff Attorney in Public Counsel’s Immigrants’ Rights Project in Los Angeles. She also teaches the Asylum Clinic at UCLA School of Law. Kristen has expertise in asylum and children’s immigration issues, including Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and the intersection of immigration and juvenile justice. She has litigated SIJS issues in state and federal court, resulting in published opinions. Kristen has authored numerous publications, including a practice advisory on suppression and termination strategies for children in removal proceedings. She is co-counsel on F.L.B. v. Lynch (formerly J.E.F.M. v. Holder), a class action seeking to establish a right to government-appointed counsel for children in removal proceedings. Kristen clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit after receiving her J.D. from Yale Law School.
Kristen M. Jackson is associated with the following items:
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Representing Unaccompanied Children in California – Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T Visas, and Confidentiality, Saturday, December 31, 2016, San Francisco, CA
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