Gladis Molina Alt

Gladis Molina Alt is a Deputy Case Director with the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights. Based in Phoenix, Ms. Alt oversees the Phoenix and Los Angeles offices. Gladis comes to The Young Center with a decade of experience in working with Unaccompanied Immigrant Children.  She has worked in Harlingen, TX for the South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project (ProBAR); in Los Angeles, CA for Kids in Need of Defense (KIND); and in Phoenix, AZ for The Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project.  She has represented children in Immigration Court and Juvenile Court, as well as before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Office of Refugee Resettlement.  Gladis is a native of El Salvador and grew up in Long Beach, CA.  She received her B.A. from the California State University in Long Beach (CSULB) and her J.D. from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA).  Before attending law school, Gladis worked at the U.S. House of Representatives as a Policy Fellow for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI).