October 15, 2019

Yalexa Matos

Yalexa Matos focuses her practice on employment-based non-immigrant and immigrant visas, including H1-B, L-1, TN, and R-1 visas. She represents clients on PERM applications, family-sponsored petitions, asylum applications, relief from removal, special immigrant juvenile petitions, child custody, and support petitions.

While she was in law school, Yalexa was an intern with the Columbus Community Legal Services, Legal and Family Clinic and with the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Through these internships, she gained experience in a variety of immigration and domestic issues, including civil protection orders, Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) applications, nonimmigrant visas, and adjustment of status applications.

Concentrations

  • Nonimmigrant visas

  • Adjustment of status applications

  • Labor certification (PERM) audits

  • USCIS Requests for Evidence (RFE)

  • Civil protection orders

  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications

Experience

Previous Experience

  • Certified Student Attorney, Columbus Community Legal Services – Families and the Law Clinic, 2014

Internship

  • Intern, Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation, 2014

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2015

  • B.S., summa cum laude, Southern New Hampshire University, 2011

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