823 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
310 S. St. Mary's St, Suite 2100, San Antonio, TX 78205
3100 Cleburne St, Houston, TX 77004, USA
J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, MN, 1981, LL.M., Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, 1991. Bar admissions: Minnesota State and Federal Court, 1982, Illinois State and Federal Court, 1983, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Massachusetts, 1988. Professor of Law and Director of L.L.M. & Immigration Development- Courses Taught: Property I, Property II.
200 University Ave E, St Paul, MN 55101, USA
Ms. Contreras Edin represents clients in multiple contexts including but not limited to: bond hearings, affirmative applications for immigration benefits, family petitions, hardship petitions, post-conviction relief, waivers of inadmissibility, obtaining legal status and green cards, consular processing, obtaining immigrant and/or nonimmigrant visas, becoming a U.S. citizen, VAWA petitions, etc. Ms. Contreras Edin is a zealous advocate for her clients and is committed to helping families stay together in the United States. Ms. Contreras Edin is active in the community has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards for her outstanding service. Ms. Contreras Edin works tirelessly to protect the rights of children and adults facing removal from the United States and has served on numerous state-wide commissions, committees, and boards. Ms. Contreras Edin has also acted as Amicus Curiae in high-stakes immigration proceedings in various U.S. Courts of Appeals. Ms. Contreras Edin writes and presents frequently on immigration and civil rights matters. In 2015, she co-authored a chapter in the Immigration Practice Deskbook. Ms. Contreras Edin has presented on a variety of issues, including how the Constitution interacts with immigration laws and the impact of immigration laws on women and children.
195 Church St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
Attorney Cruz concentrates her practice in representing individuals in a variety of matters in State and Federal Court. The firm is located in Hartford, Connecticut and focused almost exclusively in Immigration: Residency, Citizenship, Consular Process, Removal/Deportation, Business. She is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Hartford, Legal Studies Department.