Sarah Diaz

Sarah Diaz is the National Case Director of the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights. Based in Chicago, Ms. Diaz oversees the Chicago, Harlingen, Washington D.C. and San Antonio offices. Ms. Diaz comes to the Young Center with over 10 years of experience working in the areas of immigration and international law. Prior to joining the Young Center, Ms. Diaz worked as a Clinical Instructor and Staff Attorney with the DePaul University College of Law Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic.  At DePaul, she taught several clinical courses involving immigration law and policy as well as providing technical consultation and support to several non-profit immigration legal service providers.  Following law school, Ms. Diaz worked with the National Immigrant Justice Center in the Immigrant Children’s Protection Project defending unaccompanied immigrant children in removal proceedings.  Ms. Diaz began her work in human rights and legal assistance while conducting research for the DePaul International Human Rights Law Institute’s Women’s Initiative on preventing and eliminating child sexual exploitation and child trafficking.