Biography

Cecilia Candia is a Senior Staff Attorney at Legal Services for Children, where she represents children and transitional age youth applying for Asylum, T Visas, U Visas, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. Her clients include children detained in custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, youth in foster care, juvenile justice-involved minors, and as well as at-risk minors living in the community. Before joining Legal Services for Children, Cecilia was the Immigration Program Coordinator and Immigration Attorney at La Raza Centro Legal in San Francisco. Cecilia received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.