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Kim Boche

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Programs: Refugee and Immigrant

Kim is a Supervising Attorney for The Advocates for Human Rights' Refugee & Immigrant Program. In that capacity, they support both pro bono attorneys and staff attorneys handling children's asylum cases before the asylum office and the Immigration Court, as well as other humanitarian immigration matters for children. Kim handles a caseload of asylum and special immigrant juvenile cases.  

Kim graduated from the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Before joining The Advocates, they were a Supervised Practitioner with the First District Public Defender's Office in Hastings, Minnesota, representing indigent clients at arraignments, pretrial, and probation violation hearings. 

Prior to their work with the public defender's office, Kim was a legal intern with the Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project in Los Angeles, assisting pro se applicants in navigating their removal proceedings. Kim also served asylum seekers in a variety of positions through the Immigration Appellate Clinic at St. Thomas and as a legal intern for the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC). Kim focused their research on special immigrant juvenile cases as a Public Interest Law Fellow with the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), assisting in publishing an index tracking adjudicative trends for non-precedent SIJ cases.