Andrea Huerta | AmeriCorps Member

November 20, 2012 - no comments. Posted by in Uncategorized.


Americorps member, Eagleton Institute of Politics. Huerta, from North Brunswick N.J, is a senior in the Rutgers Newark College of Arts and Sciences pursuing a degree in political science. Her interests in immigration policies led her to work with the Program on Immigration and Democracy at Eagleton where she now serves as an Americorps member doing her service this academic year. Huerta collaborates with the Immigration and Democracy program in organizing citizenship drives providing free assistance to legal permanent residents in filing out their citizenship application forms.

She came to the University as an Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar and member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Pi Sigma Alpha. She served as president of Model United Nations on the Newark campus and was among a few students to create the organization. Huerta interned with Councilman Donald Payne Junior at Newark City hall and continues to collaborate with the campaign and office. She also interned at the New Jersey Democratic State Committee throughout the summer of her junior year at Rutgers.

During the 2013 academic year she is a member of the Darien Learning Community Program with Elizabeth Matto and Andrew Murphy at Eagleton. Huerta enjoys the competitiveness of sports and participated in the soccer co-ed intramural team on Busch Campus. In the future, she would like to attend graduate school for public policy and pursue a degree in immigration law.

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