NIXI CRUZ-SANCHEZ | ADVOCATE, IMMIGRATION PROGRAM

Prior to joining the CLSEPA team, Nixi worked in numerous roles that have helped her gain valuable experience working within the community. She has interned for San Mateo County’s Human Services Agency and Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Office of Diversity and Equity where she helped expand outreach and course materials by translating them to Spanish.

She has also interned at Bay Area Legal Aid where she was a law clerk and primarily helped clients with their U Visa applications. She received her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Spanish from St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX. Nixi joined CLSEPA in October 2017 as an immigration paralegal.