Luis F. Mancheno Clinical Teaching Fellow and Immigration Attorney at Cardozo Law School

Luis Mancheno is a Clinical Teaching Fellow in the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic. He received his J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law. Luis worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as a Refugee Status Determination Expert in the Dominican Republic in 2012. After graduation, he worked as a Staff Attorney for the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project in Arizona where he represented men and transgender women who were detained, seeking asylum, and facing deportation in the US-Mexico border. More recently, he was selected as part of the inaugural class of Immigrant Justice Corps Fellows in New York and worked from 2014 to 2016 as an Immigration Attorney at the Bronx Defenders representing detained people in immigration and federal courts.