About Yanira

Yanira is our Senior Paralegal. She is a second generation immigrant whose family immigrated from Guerrero, Mexico. She and her family went through the adjustment of status process, and fully understands the hardships and concerns many of our clients face.

In 2009, Yanira graduated from Chemeketa Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Juvenile Corrections and her Associate of Art Transfers Degree. She later went on to receive her certified paralegal training with the Mennonite Network in Pennsylvania.

Yanira has been working in the legal field for over 7 years. She is highly experienced in the waiver process for family-based petitions, adjustment of status, parole in place among other complicated immigration processes. She joined Affordable Immigration to help families stay together as well as assist them in navigating the immigration system.