Sophia graduated from Cardozo School of Law in 2017, where she was the recipient of the Telford Taylor Award for outstanding achievement in the fields of Constitutional Law and Human Rights. During law school, Sophia worked in two year-long clinics – the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic and the Criminal Defense Clinic. She also served as the Executive Editor of the Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender, the Secretary of Cardozo’s Minority Law Students Alliance, and the Community Affairs Chair of Cardozo’s Latin American Law Students Association. She also participated in the CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project in Dilley, Texas providing legal services to asylum-seeking women and children. Sophia spent her summer internships at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project’s Immigrant Justice Project and the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Immigrant Justice Project. She graduated cum laude from Fordham University with a B.A. in International Studies and a B.A. in Latin American Studies/Latino Studies. Sophia speaks Spanish.
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