Fabiola Olvera Benitez
Fabiola (She, Her, Hers) received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law where she was a Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) Fellow. During law school, Fabiola was a clinical student in the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project and participated in an Immigrant Justice Practicum, providing remote legal support to detained non-citizens in expedited removal proceedings. In addition, Fabiola was a Sanctuary City Intern for PHRGE where in collaboration with the Massachusetts ACLU and the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA), she researched, monitored, and analyzed sanctuary policy initiatives in municipalities throughout Massachusetts. She also served as Co-Chair of NUSL’s Latin American Law Students Association and was a Representative on the Admissions Committee of her law school. Fabiola interned at the Rhode Island Center for Justice, Cameron Micheroni & Silvia, The Bronx Defenders-Immigration Practice, and the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES). Prior to law school, she worked as a legal assistant for an immigration law firm. Fabiola graduated cum laude from Rhode Island College with a B.A. in Justice Studies and a Minor in Sociology. She is a native Spanish speaker.