Isaac Bloch

Legal Program Associate

blochisaac@uchastings.edu

As a Legal Program Associate, Isaac helps oversee country conditions research, and supports trainings, data tracking and CGRS’ technical assistance program. Previously, he advocated for immigrants and their families as a DOJ accredited representative at the Legal Aid Society in New York. During his two years at Legal Aid, Isaac represented clients on applications for U and T visas, VAWA self-petitions, provisional waivers, and naturalization. Prior to working at Legal Aid, he completed a fellowship with Princeton in Latin America, based in the Dominican Republic. During this year-long fellowship, he helped run a university scholarship program at Yspaniola, an educational non-profit, and taught literacy in a small community of Haitian migrant workers. He holds a B.A. in Literature and Latin American Studies from Yale and has worked and studied extensively in South America.