Amina Fields is the Immigrants’ Rights Managing Attorney at CAIR-LA. Amina and her family first came to America after she escaped from Vietnam as a refugee when she was four years old. She served ten years in the United States Air Force. She received her Juris Doctor at the University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law.
Before joining CAIR, Amina had her own solo practice in Spokane, Washington, where she helped clients in immigration law, family law, and nonprofit formation. While living in Spokane, she focused on helping underrepresented communities, especially immigrant and refugee people, by volunteering with various nonprofits and legal clinics. She was an active leader in the Asian Pacific Island Coalition of Spokane, the Chair of the Board of Directors for Refugee Connections of Spokane, member of the Spokane Human Rights Commission, and member of the Spokane Ethics Commission.
Amina is married with three children. Amina, her husband and their three sons are happy to be back in California after her husband retired from serving active duty in the United States Air Force for 20 years.