Kelly White, Esq.

Senior Program Director, Detained Adult Program

Kelly joined CAIR Coalition in 2014. She manages the Detained Adult Program, which provides legal services to adult immigrants detained in local jails across Maryland and Virginia, direct representation, pro bono mentorship and training, and community outreach.

Prior to joining CAIR Coalition, Kelly worked on refugee resettlement and determination briefs in Kigoma Region, Tanzania, as a subcontractor for UNHCR. She then served as the immigration legal services coordinator at CWS-Greensboro, piloting the office’s first legal clinic. Kelly graduated from the University of California at Davis School of Law.