Jenine Saleh received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in 2015, graduating with highest distinction honors in Political Science and Global Studies. During her time at the University of Illinois, she was Board Member of the Student Online Advisory Board; served as the Community Impact Officer of the Zeta Beta chapter of Chi Alpha Epsilon; and was Secretary of the Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society. She was awarded both the Presidential Scholarship and the Arie and Ida Scholarship for her academic achievements.
From 2013 to 2018, Jenine founded and was president of the international NGO, Global Health Conscious N.F.P. (GHC). GHC donated an appraised worth of $2.5 million medical supplies to five different United Nation Refugee Camps in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Gaza and the West Bank. GHC collaborated with and donated humanitarian aid to several refugee agencies including: The United Nations Relief and Works Agency, The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Somali Human Rights Association, Global Outreach Doctors, VIDA USA, FEDES, and Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach. GHC was also dedicated to assisting immigrants here in the United States, and co-sponsored a multicultural health center in Central Illinois which continues to provide clinical services to the Asian-American Immigrant Community and specialized services to women, infants and children.
Jenine attended the University of Chicago Law School where she was the recipient of the Victor McQuistion Scholarship Fund. She dedicated her time during law school to various immigrant and refugee advocacy projects, achieving over 250 pro bono hours. She was awarded the Dean's Certificate for Pro Bono Honors for the work she did for the Immigrant’s and Worker’s Rights Clinic, the International Refugee Assistance Project, the Community Activism Law Alliance for Immigrants Rights, and the Housing and Poverty Law Clinic. She was also Vice President of the Immigration Law Society and an International Fellow Mentor.
During law school, Jenine also worked for the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, Immigration and Worker’s Rights Section in Chicago, IL, where she assisted with U-Visa, T-Visa, SIJS-Visa and VAWA cases. She was also a legal intern for the Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Immigrant and Employee Rights Section, in Washington D.C, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Civil Rights Division, in Chicago, IL.Jenine Saleh is admitted to practice in Michigan.
Member of the State Bar of Michigan
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