Marielena Hincapié is executive director of the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) and the NILC Immigrant Justice Fund. Hincapié has more than two decades of experience in the movement for immigrant justice and has litigated key cases in defense of immigrant workers. Recognized as a seasoned strategist and bridge-builder, Hincapié has led national policy campaigns, including the creation and successful implementation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Under Hincapié’s leadership, NILC has been at the legal forefront of the fight to stop President Trump’s attempt to end DACA, with a June 2020 Supreme Court victory. Hincapié was appointed cochair of the Biden-Sanders Unity Taskforce on Immigration.