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Jennifer E. Jaimes se graduó de la Facultad de Derecho de American University – Washington College of Law y de la Facultad de Ciencias Políticas de la Universidad de California Los Angeles (UCLA).  La abogada Jaimes ha representado a muchos individuos en asuntos legales de familia y en asuntos legales de inmigración, incluyendo:

  • Asilo, Retención de Deportación, Convención en contra de la Tortura (CAT)
  • Visas para sobrevivientes de crímenes (T y U)
  • Visas para sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica
  • Visas para niños (SIJS)
  • Peticiones para familiares que viven en el exterior con proceso consular

A la abogada Jaimes le encanta ganar casos especialmente de personas detenidas por inmigracion y de asilo.

La abogada Jaimes tiene licencia para practicar derecho en Maryland y Washington DC.  Ella ha representado a personas ante las cortes de inmigración de Baltimore,  Arlington, Cleveland, y Newark, Oficina de Migración (USCIS), las cortes del Circuito de Maryland, y la Corte Superior de Washington DC.

La abogada Jaimes recibio el premio del 2019 de Super Lawyers por ser una Estrella Creciente en Maryland.

La abogada Jaimes creció en Bogotá, Colombia y su idioma natal es el Español.

Jennifer E. Jaimes received her Juris Doctor from the American University – Washington College of Law and her Bachelors from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). As an attorney, Ms. Jaimes has represented hundreds of individuals in family and immigration law matters, including:

  • Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and Convention Against Torture (CAT)
  • Visas for crime survivors (T and U)
  • Visas for survivors of domestic violence
  • Visas for children – Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)
  • Family petitions and consular processing

Ms. Jaimes particularly enjoys winning cases for individuals detained by immigration authorities and of asylum.

Ms. Jaimes is licensed to practice law in Maryland and Washington DC.  She has represented individuals before the Arlington, Newark, Cleveland, and Baltimore Immigration Courts, U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS), Maryland Circuit Courts, and Washington DC Superior Court.

Ms. Jaimes received the 2019 Maryland Rising Star Award from Super Lawyers.

Ms. Jaimes grew up in Bogota, Colombia and is a native Spanish speaker.

Admisiones / Admissions:

  • Maryland
  • Washington DC

Educación / Education:

  •  American University – Washington College of Law, Juris Doctor (J.D.)
    • Exceptional Service Honors
  • University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), B.A. in Political Science, Minor in Public Affairs

Experiencia / Experience:

  • Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) – Supervising Attorney for Pro Bono Programs
  • Catholic Charities of Baltimore – Staff Attorney 
  • Washington Empowered Against Violence, Inc. (WEAVE) – Staff Attorney
  • Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), Arlington Immigration Court – Intern
  • Immigration Center for Women and Children (ICWC) – Intern

Articulos / Publications:

  • Jennifer Jaimes, Comentario: Los Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos de las Mujeres Migrantes en Chile, I Genero, Sexualidades y Derechos Humanos 3, 10 (2013), available at: http://www.cdh.uchile.cl/media/redes/boletin/Revista_Nro3.pdf
  • Solis, Matthew, Jennifer Jaimes, Rukayya Furo, Ari Levin, Morgan E. Rog, Mahreen Gillani, and Alex Cheng. International Legal Updates, Human Rights Brief 15, no.1 (2007): 30-39, 49.

Presentaciones / Speaking Engagements:

  • Presenter, Spotlight on Unaccompanied Children, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Nov. 12, 2018
  • Presenter, Making a Difference in the Life of a Child: Introduction to Children’s Immigration Practice, Exelon Corporation, Jun. 13, 2014
  • Presenter, Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver, Catholic Charities of Baltimore, Jan. – Feb. 2013
  • Presenter, Do More! “Best Practice” Assisting Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence: Immigration Remedies and Effective Ways to Assist, Interfaith Community Against Domestic Violence, Mar. 12, 2013
  • Presenter, Immigration Remedies for Domestic Violence Survivors, Baltimore County DV Program, Nov. 2012
  • Panelist, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, University of Maryland, Oct. 9, 2012
  • Presenter, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Catholic Charities of Baltimore, Jul. – Sept. 2012
  • Panelist, A Faith Based Response to Human Trafficking, Governor’s Conference on Combating Human Sex Trafficking in Maryland, Working with Foreign Victims, May 2012
  • Presenter, Immigration Remedies for Domestic Violence Survivors – Workshop, Domestic Violence Clinic, The American University, Washington College of Law, Aug. 2011
  • Panelist, Development, Security, & Economic Justice: What’s Gender Got to Do with It? Consequences of A Broken System: Gender and Immigration in the United States, Ecunemical Advocacy Days, Mar. 2011