Jesse Rockoff

Jesse is a Law Fellow with funding generously provided by the Ford Foundation. He works on a variety of immigration legal matters for indigent clients, focusing in particular on the intersections of criminal justice, immigration, and detention systems for immigrants and their families.
Jesse holds a B.A. in Politics from Washington and Lee University and a law degree from New York University. In law school, Jesse served as a student advocate for two years in the Immigrant Rights Clinic and interned with The Bronx Defenders, Immigrant Defense Project, and Atlas:DIY. Prior to law school, Jesse was an immigration paralegal with Maggio + Kattar in Washington, D.C. Jesse is originally from New York and speaks English and Spanish.