Kyle Barron is a Catalyst Fellow at Brooklyn Defender Services.
In this role, she works for the immediate release of detained noncitizens facing deportation through habeas corpus litigation and immigration bond hearings. She is also developing rapid response models to secure the release of detained noncitizens with urgent legal, social, and/or health needs. Before law school, Kyle worked with the New Sanctuary Coalition NYC, where she co-founded a pro-se asylum clinic, which continues to serve dozens of non-citizens each week. During law school, Kyle was part of the NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic, representing noncitizens in habeas corpus litigation and the Second Circuit. She also founded the NYC-National Lawyers Guild Sanctuary Defense Committee, which provides consultations and legal support for advocates offering sanctuary to noncitizens facing deportation.