Liz has over a decade of professional experience working with immigrants in the area of immigration law. Her current private practice has been exclusively dedicated to immigration and nationality law since 2011. Liz is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Alameda County Bar Association, the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), and the National Immigration Project of the NLG. She is the past Co-Chair of the San Francisco Bay Area NLG Chapter's Immigration Committee. She serves on the Advisory Council of the Northern California Chapter of AILA and on the Board of Directors for the Trauma Resource Institute. Liz is fully bilingual in written and oral Spanish. Liz has represented clients in her practice from around the world, including individuals from Mexico, Brazil, Egypt, Italy, Guatemala, Argentina, El Salvador, Germany, Turkey, Venezuela, Serbia, Jamaica, Bolivia, the United Kingdom, Peru, Yemen, Kenya, Australia, Fiji, Japan, Honduras, and the United States. She frequently presents on immigration issues, including at schools and churches. Attorneys practicing in other areas of law also consult with Liz about immigration related issues. Liz's experience goes beyond the professional. She is a California, Bay Area native but comes from an extended family of immigrants. She went through the entire immigration process with her spouse, from immigrant petition to naturalization. Liz has lived in multiple foreign countries. She is a mother and raises her two children in a bilingual and bicultural home. Liz's work is part of her personal identity.
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