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.