Director, Rutgers Immigrant Community Assistance Project
Jason Hernandez
Camden Campus
Campus Office
(856) 225-2302
  • Biography
  • Expertise
Biography

Jason is a 2011 graduate of Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. He joined Rutgers Law School in August 2017, hired as an Immigrant Rights Attorney to found the Rutgers Immigrant Community Assistance Project (RICAP).  RICAP offers free legal consultations and individual representation to Rutgers students and provides community immigration and know-you-rights presentations throughout New Jersey.  Prior to that, Jason was Director of the Asylee Outreach Project at HIAS Pennsylvania, a refugee resettlement and immigration legal services nonprofit organization in Philadelphia. He has also served as co-chair of the Pro Bono Committee of the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, connecting Delaware Valley residents to free legal services.  He received his BA in Philosophy with a minor in Anthropology from The College of the Holy Cross, and participated in a year of service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps prior to moving to Philadelphia in 2008.

Expertise
  • Immigration Law