Kylie has been passionate about human rights for as long as she can remember. She is dedicated to defending the rights of immigrants and affecting progressive changes in the U.S. immigration system.
Kylie graduated from DePaul University with a degree in Philosophy, with minors in Gender Studies and International Studies. There, she researched socio-political issues for transgender communities in medical and administrative institutions. She also began a student chapter that raised awareness about nuclear non-proliferation. When not in class, she participated in local organizing around issues of racial and gender justice.
At the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Kylie learned about immigration law as a student in the immigration clinic. She worked as an intern on cases involving domestic violence survivors in the immigration unit at Southern Arizona Legal Aid. In Costa Rica, she studied international human rights law and the Inter-American Human Rights system. Kylie also gained familiarity with criminal issues as an intern with the offices of the city and the federal public defender.
In her spare time as a law student, Kylie volunteered to assist migrants at Casa Alitas, a local migrant shelter in Tucson, Arizona. She sat on the board of the Justice Advocates Coalition, as the Senior Articles Editor of the Arizona Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, and as a member of Immigration Law Association.
After obtaining her law degree, Kylie worked as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Janet Bostwick at the Pima County Juvenile Court. She then became an Associate at Green Evans-Schroeder to practice immigration litigation and deportation defense. As an attorney, she handles cases with trauma-informed and empathy-driven practices. She is dedicated to centering the needs of clients, tackling all cases with enthusiasm, and supporting clients through the difficult process of navigating the U.S. immigration system.