Carmen Isaura Rodriguez Arroyo


Carmen Isaura graduated magna cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law, where she received the Dean’s Award for academic excellence and for her leading role as spokesperson for the Employment Law and Worker’s Rights Pro Bono Program. She focused her Pro Bono work on human trafficking issues and the exploitation of immigrants in the workplace. During law school, she interned at the Puerto Rico Court of Appeals, collaborated with private immigration attorneys on removal hearings and was an Access to Justice teaching assistant for Puerto Rico Supreme Court Justice, Hon. Luis F. Estrella Martínez. She was also a student attorney for the Immigration Legal Aid Clinic of the University of Puerto Rico during her final year. Carmen Isaura received her B.A. in Anthropology, focusing her seminar work on prostitution in the trans community in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is a native Spanish speaker and is proficient in French.