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Pablo Velez

Legal Assistant

Background

Born in Eagle Pass, Texas, Pablo grew up across the Mexican border in a city called Piedras Negras.  After graduating with his bachelor’s degree in Health Science, he worked with families suffering trauma due to separation issues.  In 2013, Pablo joined Jason’s team.

Pablo’s background makes him exceptionally suited to work with immigrants facing hardship due to family separation.  He is an expert at identifying and defining hardship factors that should be pointed out to immigration officers.  Pablo possesses a genuine sense of responsibility and a dedicated work ethic.

Expertise

  • Waivers
    • I-601
    • I-601A
    • Hardship Letters
    • Waiver Packet Assembly
    • Evaluation of Hardship Evidence and Testimony
  • DACA (Dream Act)
  • Work permit
  • U.S. Passports

Education

Brigham Young University – Idaho
B.S. – Health Science w/ emphasis in public health
2011

Bellevue University
Master – Clinical Counseling – Mental health practitioner
2016

Professional Organizations, and Community Involvement

  • American Counseling Association
  • Pablo is also currently the Therapy Program Director at Youth Futures, a non-profit organization that provides mental health treatment for the Hispanic population in Omaha and surrounding areas. Pablo also is constantly involved with other non-profit organizations that promote mental health for Hispanics.
  • General Notary Public

Hobbies

Soccer, Soccer, and Soccer! Pablo enjoys spending quality time with his family going to the movies, a walk in the park, anything fun, going to the GYM,  Also... SOCCER!!