Jacqueline Morales

Charles Moyer Human Rights Fellow; American Gateways (2021)
Summer Human Rights Fellows (2021)

Jacqueline Morales (B.A. 2018, The University of Texas at Austin; J.D. expected 2022) will be interning with American Gateways this summer. American Gateways is a nonprofit organization that provides immigration legal services and educational orientations to immigrants detained in Hutto. As the tenth Charles Moyer Human Rights Fellow, Jacqueline will be working on various tasks aimed at empowering and advocating for the Central Texas immigrant community. Throughout her first two years at Texas Law, Jacqueline provided pro bono legal assistance to families in the Rio Grande Valley during her winter breaks. Recently, she spent a semester participating in the immigration clinic preparing an immigration appellate brief for the 5th Circuit and providing food security to her client during the Texas winter storm. As a 2L, she served as the Wellness Director for Law Students of Black Lives and is currently the managing editor of programming for the Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy. In addition to her academic commitments, Jacqueline helped 132 people get vaccinated in Texas during the vaccine shortage. After law school, Jacqueline plans to continue exploring various avenues to help marginalized communities.