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Olivia has been practicing immigration law for 6 years. She understands how difficult it can be to navigate the American immigration system without representation. Olivia works with her clients to find the best route to obtain legal status in the United States.
Olivia began her immigration practice in 2014 when she was awarded a highly competitive Equal Justice Works Fellowship representing international victims of human trafficking. Since then Olivia has filed hundreds of petitions and secured legal status for her clients.
Olivia’s expertise in immigration law extends to family-based immigration, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Naturalization & Citizenship, U visa (for victims of crime), T visa (for victims of human trafficking), and VAWA (for victims of domestic violence).
At the University of Houston Law Center Olivia was President of the Public Interest Law Organization and Secretary of the Hispanic Law Students Association. Olivia served as a student attorney in the Civil Law Clinic and was awarded the Public Interest Fellowship grant for two consecutive years. In 2013 Olivia worked in México, D.F. at the Mexican Foreign Ministry in the Office of the Legal Adviser.