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A life-long advocate for immigrant rights, Vanessa currently runs her own law practice dedicated to assisting families to secure the basic foundation of a stable life in the United States - obtaining and preserving lawful immigration status.  Vanessa is also currently the Chair of Clergy & Laity United for Economic Justice of Ventura County (CLUE-VC) a county-wide non-profit organization working towards humane, comprehensive immigration reform and the development of safe, decent affordable housing for farmworkers.  Vanessa also consults with local advocates for natural child-birth and attachment parenting.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%



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Law Office of Vanessa Frank Garcia

143 Figueroa Street
Ventura, CA, 93001


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AILA Pro Bono HeroAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association2012
Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal ServicesState Bar of California2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney - Migrant UnitCalifornia Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.2005 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ventura County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Mexican American Bar Association - Ventura CountyMember2005 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stanford Law SchoolCivil Rights/International Human RightsJD - Juris Doctor2003
Stanford UniversityPublic PolicyOther - Bachelors1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Which Way HomeImmigration2012