Alejandra's work focuses on providing legal representation to individuals who are facing imminent deportation. Prior to joining DSCS, Alejandra worked for a non-profit organization called American Gateways, as an immigration attorney representing individuals detained at immigration detention facilities in central Texas.
She was part of the Legal Orientation Program where she was responsible for conducting workshops and legal presentations to hundreds of detained immigrant families. She is a graduate of St. Thomas University School of Law located in Miami, Florida, with a Juris Doctor and Master of Laws in Intercultural Human Rights.
Alejandra speaks English and Spanish. Alejandra is licensed to practice law in Florida, as well as before immigration courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals nationwide.