Originally from Salem, Virginia, I pursued both my undergraduate and graduate... more
Originally from Salem, Virginia, I pursued both my undergraduate and graduate education in the cultural melting pot of Houston, Texas, where I first worked extensively with the immigrant community in domestic violence, health care and literacy initiatives. I love the complexity and diversity of my clients’ matters, whether it's contesting an unfair orphan determination in an international a... view profile
As a Virginia immigration lawyer, I proudly represent individuals and families in a... more
As a Virginia immigration lawyer, I proudly represent individuals and families in a variety of cases, including U.S. citizenship, visas, green cards, asylum, deportation, and more. I also help children and parents apply for immigration relief. I grew up as the daughter of an immigrant. My mother came to the United States from El Salvador. I am inspired by her story of perseverance and coura... view profile
Immigration attorneys (sometimes called “green card lawyers”) represent people who want to come to the United States, whether it be for schooling, work, or just a visit. Immigration lawyers can also help “illegal” immigrants found living in the U.S. without permission. Immigration laws govern who can enter the U.S., how long they can stay, what they can do while they are here, and how they can become American citizens. If you are not a U.S. citizen and want to apply for a green card or other visa, or if you are already in the U.S. and have been threatened with deportation, an immigration lawyer can help you.