Rachel Wilson has been living in Tucson AZ for over twenty years, holding both a PhD and a law degree from the University of Arizona. She has long advocated for the rights of immigrants while working for Justice for Janitors, Southern Arizona Legal Aid and the Asylum Program of Southern Arizona. As a public defender, she won a precedent-setting case protecting the rights of children. In 2009, she was named Legal Aid Attorney of the Year by the State Bar of Arizona. She has lived abroad multiple times and is fluent in Spanish and Russian. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
In 2016 Rachel was awarded a Fulbright grant to teach and conduct research on issues related to human migration in Belgorod, Russia.
Natalie Moroyoqui is a first-generation graduate of the University of Arizona. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Spanish, emphasizing interpretation and translation, with a minor in psychology. She was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. As a proud daughter of immigrants, she has witnessed the hardships her family has had to endure. Her goal is to advocate for families facing challenges within the immigration system. She hopes to positively impact the future of families seeking status in the United States.
In her free time, Natalie enjoys playing soccer and exploring different cuisines. She looks forward to traveling and learning from other cultures.
Carmen was born and raised in Maryland and earned her B.A. in Political Science at Swarthmore College. She moved to Tucson in 2015 and worked for two years as a paralegal at the Florence Project. Carmen also taught preschool at the Tucson Community School. Throughout her time in Tucson, Carmen has engaged in grassroots community organizing and has helped to grow and develop a bond fund to bond community members out of immigration detention. In her free time Carmen enjoys gardening, baking, and dreaming about a world without prisons or police.