Ari Jones (they/them) is a queer and immigrant rights advocate representing individuals living at the intersection of these marginalized identities. Ari is a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Law and was awarded the Tom Steel Fellowship from the Pride Law Fund in 2018. Ari has interned with Catholic Charities of the East Bay, California Rural Legal Assistance, and the USCIS Ombudsman’s Office. As the Residency and Naturalization Program Manager at Oasis, Ari represents clients in their lawful permanent residency, VAWA, and citizenship applications, while collaborating with state and local groups on immigration and public benefits policies. Ari serves on the steering committee of the East Bay Refugee and Immigrant Forum and most recently served as Vice Chair of the State Advisory Council on Refugee Assistance and Services. Ari is anti-borders, anti-prisons, and very pro-tacos. In their free time, Ari loves to do crafts, experiment with makeup, and dabble in drag.
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