Jacqueline Dan is a Staff Attorney with Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Orange County, where she has been practicing immigration law since 2010. She currently helps Southeast Asian immigrants challenging unlawful immigration detention or deportation.
Prior to providing immigration services at Advancing Justice, Jacqueline was a judicial extern with the Immigration Court of Los Angeles. She also interned at the National Immigration Law Center and the Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project, a program of Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc.
She was honored in 2012 by State Senator Lou Correa & Orange County Asian Pacific Islander Community Alliance with a Community Impact Award as Asian Pacific Islander Emerging Leader. She is also a recipient of the California Bar Foundation Public Interest Scholarship, Robert M. Takasugi Public Interest Fellowship, Orange County Asian American Bar Association Foundation Scholarship, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles Public Interest Fellowship, and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Gold Mountain Scholarship.
Jacqueline graduated from Rice University and UCLA School of Law, where she specialized in Critical Race Studies and Public Interest Law & Policy.