Ms. Alvarez attended Baylor University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American Studies and Spanish, as well as her Master of Arts degree in Spanish. She has taught at various educational institutions such as Baylor University, McLennan Community College and Tomball High School. She has also written articles on diverse Latin American literary works. While attending law school, Ms. Alvarez worked full time with two reputable immigration law firms, volunteered as an interpreter for New York Law School’s Safe Passage immigration program and created a Blog where she discussed complex issues around immigration law as they were applied to actual cases.
Prior to launching her own firm, Ms. Alvarez provided visa guidance to individuals, investors, foreign and startup companies and has successfully handled hundreds of cases ranging from employment to family based immigration, naturalization and removal (deportation) defense. Some of her notable achievements include securing an H-1B visa for a CEO of a startup company; succeeding in an E-1 visa appeal with the Administrative Appeals Office; succeeding in every E-2 visa case handled, procuring cancellation of removal for various clients in deportation proceedings, including a U.S. military veteran (and later his naturalization); and securing special travel permissions for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients.
As the daughter of Mexican immigrants, Ms. Alvarez understands the value of a competent, passionate, and available lawyer as she feels a personal connection to every client’s strife in navigating the sometimes complicated and frustrating U.S. immigration system. She is committed to clearly communicating to every client about his or her choices, and working to prevent possible bumps along the road. If she takes your case you can be assured that she will strongly advocate on your behalf and be readily available to answer any questions and guide you through the process.