Immigration Pro Bono Coordinator
Andres joined Centro Legal in September 2015 as an Immigration Project Paralegal focusing on developing Centro’s pro bono program and working with the surge of unaccompanied minors and families seeking asylum in the United States from the northern Central American triangle nations—Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. Prior to joining Centro Legal Andres worked as an immigration paralegal in private practice. Andres graduated with highest distinction from U.C. San Diego in 2014. While at UCSD, Andres served as a team researcher for the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS) and researched the self-efficacy of initial Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival recipients.