Laura Mendoza is an Immigration Organizer with The Resurrection Project in Chicago, Illinois. She has led the development and implementation of the City of Chicago’s Legal Protection Fund program, which aims to provide information and legal resources by training community members as Community Navigators. This is the first position in which Laura has been able to directly address her own immigration status. She is a DACA recipient from Mexico and came to the US at the age of 6. Laura obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work at Northeastern Illinois University.