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Jessica Bansal

Jessica Karp Bansal

Jessica Karp Bansal is senior staff attorney at the ACLU of Southern California. Jessica specializes in immigrants’ rights litigation and policy advocacy. Her work includes challenging dangerous immigrant detention during the COVID-19 pandemic in Hernandez Roman v. Wolf, challenging unconstitutional immigration enforcement practices in Gonzalez v. ICE, ensuring immigrants with serious mental disorders have access to counsel in removal proceedings in Franco v. Sessions, defending the rights of Temporary Protected Status holders in Ramos v. Nielsen, and advocating on behalf of immigrants in Orange County, California.