Allison Davenport joined the ILRC in 2015 as a staff attorney based in California’s Central Valley, where she was born and raised. Prior to joining the ILRC, she was a clinical instructor with the International Human Rights Law Clinic at UC Berkeley School of Law. At the clinic she directed the establishment of the Legal Support Program for undocumented students, the documentation of human rights abuses against LGBTI individuals in El Salvador, and the promotion of equal access to clean water in California. Allison practiced immigration law, first in private practice and then as founder of the immigration legal services program at Centro Legal de la Raza. Allison also formerly worked as a staff attorney with the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies at UC Hastings. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a JD and an MA in Latin American Studies. Allison speaks Spanish.
DACA recipients have seen significant changes and threats to the program creating a lot of uncertainty about their future. It is important for DACA recipients to explore options for lawful permanent status. This webinar will focus on family-based immigration options for DACA recipients that would allow them to adjust status in the United States. As well as briefly review strategic considerations for DACA recipients pursuing other forms of relief