At McVey Mullery & Dulberg, Ms. Macias maintains a diverse caseload including inadmissibility waivers, U-visas, family reunification petitions, consular processing, asylum applications, deportation defense, naturalization, and adjustment of status applications.
Ms. Macias received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and her Juris Doctor from American University Washington College of Law (WCL) in Washington DC. In her final year of law school Ms. Macias received the Clinical Legal Education Association Student of the Year Award, which is an accolade for a student who has excelled both in clinical coursework and in dedication to representing clients. She has previously worked for various organizations that focus on advocating for immigrant rights and providing direct legal services to the Washington, D.C. immigrant community, including the National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Program, the WCL Immigrant Justice Clinic, and Ayuda.
Prior to law school Ms. Macias worked for U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer as a Constituent Representative, specializing in immigration casework. She successfully advocated for the fair and timely adjudication of immigration petitions and visa applications abroad. Ms. Macias provides zealous representation to individuals and families facing immigration legal hurdles. Her passion dates back to her childhood growing up near the U.S./Mexican border region and having parents who were immigrant migrant farm workers. In her spare time she enjoys running and being an active alumni of TRENZA, a Chicana/Latina organization that provides academic and social support to women at UC Berkeley.
Ms. Macias is admitted to practice law in Maryland and practices solely federal immigration and nationality law. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association and Maryland Bar Association.