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Rebecca L. Sosa

Rebecca L. Sosa

Sosa Law

Long Island City, NY, USA


Rebecca L. Sosa, Esq. is an immigration attorney based in New York City. Rebecca’s firm, Sosa Law, focuses on family-based immigration, humanitarian relief, and removal defense in Spanish and English. Rebecca received her J.D. at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall), and B.A. with honors in Psychology from the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. Rebecca’s immigration practice draws upon on her study of and published research on working with children who have experienced trauma. Rebecca is admitted to the bar in New York and Florida.

Rebecca is an active member of the New York chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She currently serves as a Co-Chair of the NY AILA Pro Bono Committee, where coordinated a Children’s Docket to provide pro bono consultations to unrepresented children facing deportation, and organizes the New York City Immigrant Advocacy Initiative (NYCIAI) free immigration clinics throughout the city. Rebecca is also Co-Chair of the NY AILA Ethics / Unlawful Practice of Law Committee, and a member of the Protecting Immigrant New Yorkers Task Force (PINY). Rebecca is a member of the NYC Bar Association Immigration & Nationality Committee, and has served as the Co-chair of the Asylum and Immigration Courts subcommittee.

Rebecca has a long-standing dedication to pro bono service. In 2015 The New York Law Journal named Rebecca as a Lawyer Who Leads by Example based on her outstanding record of providing crucial legal services to poor New Yorkers. Rebecca was also awarded the 2013 Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Service Award, where she addressed the Florida Supreme Court about her passion for pro bono work. Rebecca was a Recipient of the Legal Aid Society’s 2010 Pro Bono Publico Award for providing outstanding legal assistance to a major community organization in New York.
Rebecca L. Sosa is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) and Public Counsel, Practice Advisory, Working with Child Clients andTheir Family Members in Light of the Trump Administration’s Focus on “Smugglers,” available at https://cliniclegal.org/sites/default/files/resources/defending-vulnerablepopluations/Working-with-Child-Clients-and-Their-Family-Members-in-Light-of-the-Trump-Administrations-Focus-on-Smugglers.pdf - Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Crime Victim, and Other Immigration Relief 2018, Friday, February 09, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and Relief for Victims of Crime - Asylum, Special Immigrant Juveniles Status, Crime Victim, and Other Immigration Relief 2018, Friday, February 16, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Asylum, Special Immigrant Juveniles Status, Crime Victim, and Other Immigration Relief 2018, Friday, February 16, 2018, New York, NY
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and Relief for Victims of Crime - Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and Relief for Victims of Crime, Friday, February 16, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and Relief for Victims of Crime - Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and Relief for Victims of Crime, Friday, February 16, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and Relief for Victims of Crime - Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and Relief for Victims of Crime, Friday, February 16, 2018
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Crime Victim, and Other Immigration Relief 2019, Friday, February 08, 2019, New York, NY
Pro Bono  Pro Bono Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Crime Victim, and Other Immigration Relief 2019, Friday, February 08, 2019, New York, NY
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