Ms. PEÑA is proud to be a Rio Grande Valley native who was privileged to attend Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Eventually, Ms. PEÑA attended the University of Miami School of Law and was awarded a Juris Doctor degree.

Since her time at Cornell and UM Law, Ms. PEÑA has worked as an investigator and has investigated numerous cases of human trafficking as well as child neglect and abuse. Ms. Pena eventually returned to her native South Texas and has been practicing federal immigration law ever since. 


New Mexico Supreme Court

District of New Mexico

Southern District of Texas-McAllen Division

Board of Immigration Appeals

Because of the federal nature of immigration law, Ms. Pena is admitted to practice in all immigration courts and offices in the United States, including  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Offices (USCIS) and the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR).


American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Federal Bar Association

New Mexico Bar Association