Categories: FLILJC News

by News Editor


Alekssandra López

Alekssandra joined Florida Immigration Law and Justice Center in early July. Her role is that of Legal Coordinator and Attorney. She is the Legal Coordinator for a grant held in partnership with Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services and serves clients referred to her through the Florida Center for Survivors of Torture. Alekssandra is a graduate of Barry University School of Law and the University of Central Florida. Her legal journey has demonstrated a passion for working in public interest law – especially in matters affecting children. She has experience in both immigration and family law and brings these skills to the Florida ILJ team in hopes that she can make a positive impact on the lives of clients referred to her through our partners.

Tanya Fernanda

Tanya joined the Florida ILJ Team in late August. She is currently in the role of paralegal serving our work in partnership with Learning Empowered on the Citizenship and Integration Grant. Tanya is a graduate of the University of Central Florida, where she founded the Immigrant Justice Center at UCF. Her passion has always driven her to be involved in matters affecting low-income immigrants. She has several years of experience in immigration, serving as a paralegal at various firms as well as a volunteer being a long-time volunteer of Identity Hope Partnership and Florida ILJ. Tanya will be Florida ILJ’s first DOJ-accredited representative once we are approved as a DOJ DOJ-accredited organization. This will allow Tanya to represent clients before the USCIS.