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Rachel Salazar

The Legal Aid Society
Staff Attorney, Immigration Law Unit
New York, NY, USA


Rachel Salazar earned her JD at Boston College School of Law, where she participated in an immigration clinic, did a summer internship at the Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project in Harlingen Texas, and interned at the Prosecutor’s Office of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Rachel has practiced immigration law for twelve years since graduating from law school. She worked as an Legal Orientation Program (LOP) provider at Legal Services of New Jersey in Edison from 2006-2010. She has been a staff attorney at the Legal Aid Society’s Immigration Law Unit from 2010 to the present, working in the detention project under both the LOP and New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP). At Legal Aid, Rachel served her fellow attorneys proudly for many years as an ALAA union delegate. She is also an advocate for immigrants’ rights in her community in Maplewood, New Jersey. Prior to studying at Boston College Law School, Rachel Salazar graduated as a University Scholar from the University of Connecticut’s Honors Program, having majored in Latin American Studies and English, with a Spanish minor. Her travel and research in remote areas of the Dominican Republic during college sparked her interest in immigration law. She’s a member of the Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey bars.
Rachel Salazar is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner & Practice and Procedure in Removal Proceedings (May 2017) - Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2017, Thursday, July 20, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner and Practice and Procedure in Removal Proceedings - Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2017, Tuesday, July 25, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner and Practice and Procedure in Removal Proceedings - The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner and Practice and Procedure in Removal Proceedings , Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner and Practice and Procedure in Removal Proceedings - The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner and Practice and Procedure in Removal Proceedings , Tuesday, July 25, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner and Practice and Procedure in Removal Proceedings - The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner and Practice and Procedure in Removal Proceedings , Tuesday, July 25, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2017, Tuesday, August 08, 2017, New York, NY
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