Jesus-Martin Gallegos-Muñoz

Jesus-Martin Gallegos-Muñoz
Legal Assistant, Al Otro Lado

Jesus Martin is a Legal Assistant with Al Otro Lado, an organization dedicated to helping immigrants and asylees who seek justice and representation. His work centers around providing legal advice and research for detained asylum seekers fleeing persecution, as well as providing services for immigrants in San Diego and Tijuana. He serves as Council Member for the San Diego Community College District Trustee Advisory Council, as well as Commissioner for the San Diego Youth Commission. Within both institutions, he seeks solutions for issues pertaining to undocumented, immigrant, and asylee youth in San Diego who deserve opportunities for growth, education, careers, and well-being. Jesus Martin recently graduated from UCSD with a double major in International Politics and Latin American Studies where he wrote his undergraduate thesis in immigration and human rights and is pursuing a career in law as a human and civil rights lawyer. During his free time, he enjoys surfing, swimming, spending time with family and friends, and enjoying San Diego. 

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