Articles by Jaquelinne Murillo Figueroa
About Jaquelinne Murillo Figueroa (2 Articles)
Jaquelinne Murillo Figueroa is a third year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. She is originally from Guanajuato, Mexico. In 2014, Jaquelinne received her Bachelor's degree from North Carolina State University in International Relations with a concentration in Latin America and minors in French and Anthropology. Before law school, as a 2014 Teach for AmericaCorps member, she was a fifth grade bilingual teacher in Harlingen, Texas. While in law school Jaquelinne has worked with Legal Aid of North Carolina's Battered Immigrant Project and the Raleigh Immigration Law Firm. She also has worked with the Poor People's Campaign Legal Team this past summer. She currently serves as ex officio student member of the Community, Diversity, and Student Life Committee, the President of The Hispanic Law Student Association, Vice President of the Professional Law Student Association, Vice President of CPLSA, Vice President of International Law Club, Community Outreach Chair of Educational Law and Policy Society, and Co-coordinator for The Immigration Law Pro Bono Project. She is interested in immigration law and constitutional legal issues, as well as Death Penalty Litigation, which is why she is involved with The Center for Death Penalty Litigation’s Legal Team.
A caravan of approximately 5,000 people seeking asylum due to conditions in their home countries, such as gang violence, is making its way to the United States. As they approach, the United States President has categorized this movement as an invasion of the United States.
With President Trump’s third attempt at restricting foreign immigrants from entering the country, critics are noticing many of the same legal issues that plagued the first two bans. ...[Continue Reading]