Joshua Medina

  • Hosted by University of Alabama School of Law
  • Sponsored by AmeriCorps, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Service location Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Issue area Children/Youth, Immigrant Populations
  • Fellowship class year 2016
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program

The Project

As of 2015, Alabama has the fastest-growing population of unaccompanied minor immigrants eligible for SIJS status in the U.S. Unfortunately, the state had no organization to provide low cost or pro bono services to these children. Joshua provided direct immigration legal services to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status clients and build an extensive network of partner attorneys/organizations to assist in state court cases.

Media

Equal Justice Works Appoints Joshua Medina to its Board of Directors

My Impact: A Conversation with 2016 Equal Justice Works Fellow & Board Member Joshua Medina

Public service work matters because the deck is stacked against the communities we support.

Joshua Medina /
2016 Fellow

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