Sarah Borsody


Sarah earned her J.D. magna cum laude from Fordham University School of Law, where she was a Stein Scholar for the Public Interest. Sarah began her immigration advocacy career in 2005 as a paralegal in the Immigrant Protection Unit at the New York Legal Assistance Group, where she worked for almost three years. During law school she interned at Make The Road New York, the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project, the Legal Aid Society’s Immigration Unit, and the New York City Immigration Court. She was also a research assistant at her law school’s Immigrants’ Rights and Access to Justice Clinic, a student in the International Human Rights Clinic, and a co-leader of the Fordham Immigration Advocacy Project. Following graduation, she clerked for the Honorable Marcos E. Lopez, U.S.M.J., in the District of Puerto Rico, and then headed to Mexico as a Fulbright Garcia-Robles fellow to research legal issues faced by deportees in Mexico City and Tijuana. She most recently worked as a consultant for the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties. Sarah holds a B.A. in Sociology from Wesleyan University.