Alexis Bay is a Catalyst Fellow who looks forward to returning home to advocate for the rights of immigrants at the Texas Civil Rights Project.
At TCRP, Alexis will bring a community lawyering approach to addressing issues of mistreatment of immigrants in detention and violations of migrant rights by federal immigration enforcement agencies, and local police departments. Having spent several years as a grassroots organizer in deep South Texas, Alexis worked at the cross-section of immigrant, LGBTQ+, and reproductive justice issues on the border, Alexis is excited to bring an organizers to approach to defending the legal rights of migrants. Alexis graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. Alexis participated in the University of Miami School of Law’s Immigration and Human Rights Clinics and was selected to be a Miami Law HOPE Summer Fellow at TCRP in Alamo, Texas assisting parents separated from their children under the zero-tolerance policy in 2018. Alexis was selected again for the HOPE Summer Fellowship in 2019 at the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration in Washington, D.C. Alexis received the Miami Law HOPE Exemplary Service to the Poor Award for their work in the Human Rights Clinic in 2019. They have a bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of Texas Pan-American.