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Tensie Rivera

2016, AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships, Tensie Rivera

Tensie Rivera

Name of Host Organization: CABA Pro Bono
City, State: Miami, Florida
Issue area: Immigrant Populations, Children/Youth
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, U.S. Department of Justice, CABA Pro Bono

The Project

Represent unaccompanied alien children in removal proceedings.

The Inspiration

Need Addressed By Project
The project helps indigent, undocumented children navigate the immigration system.
The Right Person For This Project
Tensie is the right person for this project because:
• She has experience as a case manager for dependency court
• She has experience representing immigrant children and experience in general immigration law
• She has a passion for public interest work