Stephanie Corte serves as the Immigrant Rights Campaign Strategist for the ACLU of New Mexico. Before joining the ACLU in December 2018, Stephanie worked as a Regional Field Director for Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s campaign for U.S. Senate where she managed the field organizing team in the north, south, and east counties of Texas. Before joining the Beto campaign, she worked as a committee researcher on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee under Ranking Member Bernie Sanders. Stephanie also worked as a legislative aide for State Senator Jose Rodriguez during the 85th Texas Legislative Session.
Stephanie was born and raised in El Paso, TX and has a B.A. from The University of Texas Pan-American and a J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law. During her time in law school, she focused on international human rights and worker rights. With the Equal Justice Center in Austin, she led cases to recover unpaid wages for low-income transnational worker clients. With the Texas Law Human Rights Clinic, Stephanie helped write a report on the victims of enforced disappearances and killings by the Zetas cartel in Coahuila, Mexico which she was able to present to federal officials in the Office of the Attorney General of Mexico. Stephanie is passionate about protecting vulnerable and underserved communities and is honored to be working with the ACLU to advocate for the immigrant community of New Mexico.