Biography

Rebecca Press is a senior staff attorney at Central American Legal Assistance. She represents undocumented immigrants of all ages in removal proceedings, with a particular focus in Asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.  She practices regularly before the Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals, and Federal Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  Rebecca has worked at The Legal Aid Society’s Immigrant Youth Representation Project and The Door’s Legal Services Center.  In addition, Rebecca clerked at the New York Immigration Court through the Attorney General’s Department of Justice Honors Program, where she was responsible for writing judicial decisions and legal memoranda of law. She graduated from Oberlin College and New York University School of Law.  Rebecca has two joyful and rambunctious little boys.