Biography

Milli Atkinson is a Supervising Attorney with the Immigration Center for Women and Children (ICWC) in San Francisco. ICWC is a non-profit organization that focuses on providing legal services to victims of trauma and violence. As part of her role at ICWC, Milli supervises ICWC’s Legal Orientation Program for Custodians, which provides support for unaccompanied minors after reunification with family members in Northern California. Milli has been participating in the SFILDC Rapid Response program since it began in 2017. Prior to her time at ICWC, Milli worked in private practice where she represented detained individuals in immigration court, including at bond hearings. She transitioned to non-profit work in 2013 as the Lead Attorney for Centro de Ayuda Legal para Inmigrantes (CALI) in Santa Clara, CA. While at CALI, Milli supervised the work of the legal staff and managed her own diverse caseload.