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.
Adjustment of status applications
Labor certification (PERM) audits
USCIS Requests for Evidence (RFE)
Civil protection orders
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications
Certified Student Attorney, Columbus Community Legal Services – Families and the Law Clinic, 2014
Intern, Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation, 2014
J.D., The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2015
B.S., summa cum laude, Southern New Hampshire University, 2011
Articles in the National Law Review database by Yalexa Matos