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Melissa Almonte

JD Graduate (Law School)

Melissa Almonte is a law student at the University of Michigan with an interest in criminal and deportation defense. Prior to law school, Melissa was a paralegal in the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP) at Brooklyn Defender Services, a first-in-the-nation program that provides universal representation to immigrants facing deportation. As a first-generation American, Melissa is proud to be part of a team that does such important work to ensure that immigrants get access to needed resources and knowledge.


Melissa Almonte
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