Executive Director, Americans for Immigrant Justice
A pioneer and leading expert on immigration law, Cheryl Little is the essence of a true human rights advocate. Since 1996, she has served as the Executive Director of Americans for Immigrant Justice (formerly Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center, Inc.), an agency she co-founded. AI Justice is an award-winning non-profit law firm that protects and promotes the rights of all immigrants through a unique combination of direct services, impact litigation and policy advocacy.
Cheryl has authored many publications in the area of immigration, including law review articles and reports. She has testified many times before Congress, and appears regularly in the media as an immigration law expert. Cheryl has received numerous honors and awards for her work, including the AILA Human Rights Award, ACLU Nelson Poynter Civil Liberties Award, Morris Dees Justice Award, and the 11th Judicial Circuit's Legal Legends Award.