Antonia is a Senior Staff Attorney in TakeRoot Justice’s Immigrants’ Rights practice area. Prior to joining TakeRoot in 2019, Antonia was a staff attorney in Brooklyn Defender Services’ Padilla practice, an Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow at Make the Road New York, and a student in NYU’s Immigrant Rights Clinic. In each of these roles, her work has focused on providing legal support for immigrants’ rights organizing and on the intersection of immigration and criminal law. Antonia earned her J.D. at New York University School of Law, and also holds an M.A. in Near Eastern Studies from NYU. She completed her undergraduate degree in Arabic and Geography at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.