Victoria “Tori” Roeck is a Gruber Fellow in Global Justice at the New York Civil Liberties Union. Her fellowship addresses the legal needs of detained immigrants with final orders of removal at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia, New York.
In law school, she participated in the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, through which she worked on complex civil litigation challenging the Muslim Ban, family detention conditions in Texas, and the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. She earned the Charles G. Albom prize for excellence in appellate advocacy in connection with a law school clinical program.
Roeck graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 2014. She received an MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from the University of Oxford in 2015, where she was a member of Linacre College, and a JD from Yale Law School in 2018.