Jennifer was born and raised in Austin and Central Texas, and is a two-time graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (B.A. in English, 1995. J.D. 2005). She has practiced exclusively immigration law since 2005.
Jennifer’s practice is centered on family-based immigration and visas for survivors of crime and domestic violence. She has extensive experience with complex immigration matters including asylum, withholding of removal, cancellation of removal, visas for victims of crime and human trafficking, waivers of inadmissibility, and federal litigation including habeas corpus, mandamus, and unreasonable delay cases under the Administrative Procedures Act.
Jennifer is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She has been admitted to practice in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild. She is a frequent speaker and presenter to the immigrant and legal communities.