Jessica L. Yañez
Attorney & Counselor at Law
Attorney at Law and NC Board Certified Specialist in Immigration Law.
About Attorney Yañez
Attorney Yañez earned a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Spanish from UNC Greensboro and her Juris Doctor Degree from Elon University School of Law.
Since founding her practice in 2012, she and her team of legal assistants have assisted individuals from approximately 60 different countries in a broad range of immigration matters including family-based petitions, waivers, consular processing, removal defense, U visas, VAWA, naturalization and asylum cases.
In 2016, Attorney Yañez became a NC Board Certified Specialist in Immigration Law. For more information about the benefits of hiring a Board-Certified Specialist, click here: http://www.nclawspecialists.gov/for-the-public/the-benefit-of-hiring-a-specialist/#standards.
Attorney Yañez also serves an Adjunct Professor of immigration law at Elon University School of Law.
Meet Our Team
Veronica is a native of New York and has been in North Carolina for the last 12 years. She is fluent in Spanish and has several years of experience in the legal field. Veronica enjoys her job because it enables her to meet new people from many different places and be part of a life changing event for them. Veronica says, “There are no words to describe the feeling of happiness when our clients know that their dreams are now a reality.”
Veronica joined our firm in 2013 and has continued to excel as a paralegal. She is happily married and has four wonderful children. She and her husband went through the waiver process and he is now happy to be a permanent resident of the United States.
Erendira (Endy) Mendez
Originally from Mexico City, Endy was brought to the United States at age 12. She is a “Dreamer” and upon receiving DACA she was able to pursue her passion of helping the immigrant community. She previously worked at Faith Action International House assisting immigrants throughout Guilford County. She has also worked with Los Artistas, a program that introduces school children to many different types of art. Endy says that she is dedicated to keeping immigrants and their families together and working at our firm allows her to do that. She is proud to be a working mother and loves spending time with her husband and their two beautiful daughters.
Lucy Rivero de la Guarda
Originally from Miami, Florida, Lucy joined our firm in May 2016 and ensures that our day-to-day operations run smoothly. As a Peruvian-American, Lucy appreciates the richness in different cultures. She states that her favorite part of her job is getting approval notices in the mail and sharing the good news with our clients.
Stephanie is a North Carolina native who was immersed in the Latin American culture at a young age and grew up speaking both English and Spanish fluently. She has studied various other languages and is currently studying Hebrew. She has always held a strong passion for the immigrant and minority communities. Stephanie joined our team in February of 2019 but has worked with immigration attorneys for the past seven years, focusing on a variety of immigration matters. During her time outside of the office, she manages a small catering business. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two small children, dancing and serving the community.
The following are summaries of different types of cases that we have handled at Yañez Immigration Law. Keep in mind that no two cases are alike and we cannot guarantee the outcome of any case. Please speak with an immigration attorney prior to proceeding with your case. Read More...
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