José G. Miranda
José G. Miranda is a Staff Attorney in the US Legal Services Department at IRAP.
Prior to joining IRAP, José was a Staff Attorney and Immigrant Justice Corps fellow in the Removal Defense Project at Catholic Migration Services (“CMS”), a non-profit legal services provider based in Brooklyn, NY. At CMS, José provided free legal representation to detained and non-detained immigrants seeking relief from deportation. José has advised clients in cases involving asylum, human trafficking, interpersonal physical and sexual violence, contact with the criminal legal system, and unlawful imprisonment. He has also presented know-your-rights trainings to immigrant communities throughout New York City.
José earned a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he completed the Pro Bono Scholars Program. During law school, José was an intern at the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and Bronx Legal Services. He was also an extern at Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation and the Center for Popular Democracy. José earned a B.A. in Media Studies at Hunter College of the City University of New York, where he was a Macaulay Honors University Scholar. He is a native Spanish speaker.
José is a member of the New York bar.