Jake is an immigration and human rights lawyer based in Brooklyn, New York. He is currently a staff attorney at the International Rescue Committee. Previously, he was a staff attorney at Catholic Charities, and a staff attorney and legal fellow at Project Citizenship. He has a JD with Honors in the Concentration of International Law from Boston University, and a BA, magna cum laude, from Rutgers University. Jake is the son and grandson of former refugees from Cuba, and the great-grandson of Sephardic Jewish immigrants from Turkey. He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kyrgyzstan, and speaks conversational Kyrgyz and Spanish.

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