Acacia placeholder image for team member headshot

Rachel Jordan


Rachel Jordan is a supervising attorney for the Safe Passage Project, a New York-based legal services organization that provides pro bono representation to unaccompanied immigrant children and young people in removal proceedings. Prior to her work with Safe Passage Project, she worked as a public defender with the Brooklyn Defender Services’ New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP), representing immigrants in deportation defense cases in New York and New Jersey. She previously worked for the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition in Washington, DC, first as a staff attorney providing deportation defense representation, pro bono mentorship, and Know Your Rights presentations for detained immigrants under the auspices of the Executive Office for Immigration Review’s Legal Orientation Program, then as a senior attorney counseling defense attorneys on the immigration consequences of criminal offenses for immigrants. Rachel received her J.D. with a Certificate in Refugee and Humanitarian Studies from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2013 and holds a B.A. in Psychology from Swarthmore College.