Mikaela Wolf-Sorkin L’24
Mikaela Wolf-Sorkin is from Boston, Massachusetts and received a B.A. in Global Studies and Hispanic Studies from Carnegie Mellon University in 2018. Throughout college, Mikaela dedicated herself to promoting immigrants’ rights through internships with Jewish Family & Community Services, the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, and No More Deaths organizations. After graduating from college, she worked at the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project where she provided paralegal support to individuals in immigration detention in Massachusetts and collaborated with community groups to organize Know Your Rights presentations. Throughout her time at the PAIR Project, she became passionate about advocating for the rights of people in immigration detention and those who face collateral immigration consequences from past involvement with the criminal legal system. Mikaela is pursuing public interest with a goal of providing legal assistance to individuals affected by the intersection of the immigration and criminal legal system. At Penn, Mikaela is a Direct Service Fellow with the Youth Advocacy Project and a 1L representative with the Penn Law Immigrants’ Rights Project and International Refugee Assistance Program.