Leslie Wise represents immigrants facing deportation at a Texas nonprofit. In addition to providing direct legal representation, she plans to work with community groups to ensure that detained individuals are informed of their rights and of possible avenues of relief. Her position is funded by a Texas Law Julius Glickman Fellowship in Public Interest Law.
At Texas Law, Leslie participated in the Immigration Clinic and a variety of pro bono projects. She interned with the South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project in Harlingen, Texas, and with American Gateways and Walker, Gates & Vela, a private immigration firm, in Austin.