Ann Garcia is a Staff Attorney at the National Immigration Project (NIPNLG). Her work at NIPNLG is focused on holding DHS accountable through advocacy, litigation, and training. Before joining NIPNLG, she ran projects at the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) to assist separated families and free immigrants from detention. Ann’s work appears regularly in national media. She previously started a detained removal defense program at the RAICES office in Fort Worth, Texas as an Equal Justice Works Fellow. Ann is a graduate of the American University Washington College of Law, where she was on the editorial board of the ABA’s Administrative Law Review. She has a bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College. Prior to law school, Ann worked on immigration policy at the Center for American Progress.