Jacqueline Rojas is the legal assistant with Refugee Representation in the New York office where she performs a number of tasks that meet the needs of asylum seekers and provides assistance to pro bono attorneys. She takes great pride in her ability to work closely with clients and provide them with support.
Prior to joining Human Rights First, Jacqueline traveled to Colombia, Peru, Chile and Central America as part of her graduate studies to conduct field research and study human rights abuses on the vulnerable population. In 2013, she received grant money to start a project initiative that uses participatory media to improve communication, improve community cohesion and create historical memory in post-conflict communities of Colombia. Jacqueline continues to work in her project, Voce Colectivas, to improve the challenges and implications that victims of human rights abuses faces in their home countries and once they arrive in the United States.
Jacqueline has a bachelor’s degree from Bloomfield College and received her M.A. from the New School Graduate Program in International Affairs.