Rachel Kohler went to law school at Hamline University and has been working primarily in immigration law since 2009. Her experience working at the International Institute of Boston, a non-profit immigration clinic which provided immigration assistance to victims of various crimes, including domestic assault and trafficking, provided her with a desire to attend law school and become an attorney.
As an attorney, Rachel worked at Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, providing assistance to those going through the citizenship and naturalization process, and has clerked at the immigration court and at several private immigration firms. Rachel worked in Anoka County for two years and dealt directly with civil, family, and criminal cases. Rachel joined Standpoint as a staff attorney with an immigration focus in 2016. She is bilingual in Spanish and is from Worthington, MN and Fargo, ND.
Download session presentation Immigrant and mixed-status families involved in child welfare often face several particular issues, including a child’s extended separation from parents, a parent’s detention or deportation, legal barriers relating to immigration status, as well as other cultural considerations. When working with immigrant and mixed-status families, it is important to be aware of these […]