New York Legal Assistance Group
New York, NY
Lindsey Kaley has been awarded a fellowship to join the New York Legal Assistance Group, where she will work to offer direct legal services and community-based assistance to immigrant youth identified by DACA providers, whose parents abused or neglected them, and who are eligible for legal status and support. During her time at HLS, Lindsey served as Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, and was the first Events and Social Director of the Harvard Immigration Project. She participated in the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic and the Harvard Crimmigration Clinic, as well as the Employment Law Clinic at Krokidas and Bluestein LLP in Boston and a winter externship at Make the Road New York. She was also involved in the Program of Law and Social Change, and the Immigrant Children reading group, in addition to participating in the pro bono spring break trip to Alabama (Combating Anti-Immigration Legislation) and organizing the trip to San Antonio (Voting Rights with MALDEF). Lindsey has been a summer intern at The Door’s Legal Services Center and a Ford Fellow at LatinoJustice PRLDEF, both in New York City. Prior to attending Harvard Law School, Lindsey worked for two years at the City Bar Justice Center in New York City as a paralegal for the Foreclosure Project, helping homeowners in foreclosure get free legal assistance.