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Taslim Tavarez

Digital Media Fellow
Immigration Hub
Taslim is originally from the Dominican Republic and was formerly undocumented. She is currently a Digital Media Fellow at the Immigration Hub, where she tracks right-wing media immigration messaging and assists with digital ad campaigns. Previously, Taslim was a paralegal at the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project (IRP). Before joining IRP, Taslim interned at the American Immigration Council and the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. A Dreamer herself, at Pace University, she founded ABRIR, an organization that provides college application workshops for undocumented high school students. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science and peace and justice from Pace University and a master’s degree in global affairs from Tsinghua University in Bejing, China, through Schwarzman Scholars.