Rachel has been practicing exclusively in the area of immigration law since 2007. While working for boutique firms in Austin, Texas, Rachel handled a variety of matters, including labor and employment based immigration, family based immigration, individual petitions for victims of crime, and deportation defense. Rachel returned to her roots in the Phoenix valley in 2014 and joined Brelje and Associates in 2015. She is equipped to handle a wide range of immigration cases.
Prior to starting a career in law, Rachel served as a Volunteer with the United States Peace Corps in Ecuador, South America from 2001 to 2003. Rachel graduated cum laude from the University of Arizona in 2001 with a B.A. in Latin American Studies and earned her J.D. from the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law in 2007.
Rachel is a member of the Texas bar and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She is fluent in English and Spanish.
Languages spoken: Spanish
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|TX||Not Eligible to Practice - Administrative||2007||07/16/2016|
|Volunteer||United States Peace Corps||2001 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|University of Arizona College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|