CENTER FOR

IMMIGRATION LAW, POLICY AND JUSTICE

Student Fellows

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Juan Pablo Chavez
Juan Pablo Chavez is a 2L student at Rutgers Law School. He currently serves as a Staff Editor with the Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy, while also serving as a Criminal Law Teaching Fellow. After his first year of law school, Juan Pablo worked as a Summer Associate at Fox Rothschild LLP, where he conducted substantive legal work in multiple legal sectors. Juan Pablo earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Montclair State University.
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Erin Sweeney
Erin Sweeney is a 2LE at Rutgers Law School focusing on immigration law. She is currently the Rutgers Chapter Director for the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP). Professionally, Erin is the Executive Director of Schools That Can Newark, an education nonprofit, and previously served as Director of Strategic Initiatives at Newark high school St. Benedict’s Prep and as NJ State Director for NPower, a workforce development nonprofit.
She is a proud Newarker, an alumna of Leadership Newark, and a former Emerge NJ Fellow. Erin spends her free time volunteering with numerous organizations locally and globally, and can often be found traveling the region and world with her Girl Scout Troop, mentees, and family.