Center Members

Director

Erika Rosales

Position title: Center for DREAMers Director

Email: erika.rosales@wisc.edu

Erika Rosales is the Director of the new Center for Dreamers at UW-Madison. Erika is an undocumented immigrant and a DACA recipient. She is a first-generation college graduate and received her graduate degree from the…

Clinical Instructors

Erin Barbato

Position title: Immigrant Justice Clinic Director

Email: ekmurphy@wisc.edu

Erin M. Barbato is the Director of the Immigrant Justice Clinic at the University of Wisconsin Law School. She teaches second and third-year law students to represent individuals in removal proceedings and with humanitarian-based immigration…

Students

Yuli Ruiz Márquez

Position title: Law Student

Email: ruizmuez@wisc.edu

Yuli Ruiz Márquez (she/her/ella) is a first-generation high school, college, and law student. She is a proud immigrant from Michoacán, México, and her hometown in the U.S. is Milwaukee, WI. Yuli graduated as a Burke…

Karen Suárez Jiménez

Position title: Law Student

Email: suzjimz@wisc.edu

Hello, all! My name is Karen Suárez Jiménez. I am an indigenous Mexican woman from Oaxaca, México. My family and I came to the U.S. when I was 3 years old and I spent most…

Interns

Ghaida Mohamed Edreis

Position title: Intern

Email: edreis@wisc.edu

Hello, all! My name is Ghaida Mohamed Edreis (She/her/hers). I was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and spent the majority of my life in Tripoli, Libya. I moved to the United States when I was…

Camila Rivero

Position title: Intern

Email: mrivero@wisc.edu

Hi everyone! I’m Camila Rivero (she/her/hers). I was born and raised in Boulder, Colorado and I am now a first-generation college student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I am an incoming junior majoring in journalism…

Gisselle Rocha Arce

Position title: Intern

Email: rochaarce@wisc.edu

Greetings to all! My name is Gisselle Rocha, and my pronouns are she/hers, I was born and raised in Waukesha, WI but am a proud Chicana, and a first-generation 5th-year senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.…