Rachel Davidson (she/her) is the Director of the End SIJS Backlog Coalition at the National Immigration Project. Prior to joining NIPNLG, Rachel worked at the Door first as a staff attorney representing immigrant youth in humanitarian matters, and then launching the organization's policy program as the Managing Attorney for Policy and Special Projects. Rachel co-founded the End SIJS Backlog Coalition in February of 2021. Through youth organizing, administrative and legislative advocacy, her work focuses on building momentum and political power to end the SIJS backlog and to realize permanent legal protection in the United States for immigrant children who have survived abuse, abandonment and neglect. Her work and writing on the SIJS backlog has been published in national media. Rachel’s background in community organizing, youth development, and participatory action research informs her work as an immigration attorney and her strategy with the coalition. Rachel obtained her BA and law degrees from McGill University in Montreal and her MA in International Relations at the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires, where she was a Rotary Peace Fellow. Rachel is currently a visiting scholar at Tulane University School of Law.