Marie is an Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) Justice Fellow who has joined the CAIR Coalition’s Detained Adult Program. Marie’s previous careers in medicine, international business, and international education helped frame her appreciation of cultures and populations worldwide. As a first-generation immigrant to the U.S., she personally understands the hope that fuels members of the immigrant community to achieve their dreams for themselves and their families. Marie is committed to spending her legal career representing immigrants most in need of legal assistance.
She graduated cum laude from Chapman University Fowler School of Law with an emphasis in international law, and worked as a law student with undocumented immigrants, detained asylum seekers, and immigrants seeking a variety of humanitarian forms of immigration relief.