Anthony Cruz

Anthony Cruz

Anthony is a native-New Yorker and an ICLC Department of Justice Representative whose interest in immigration law began when he tutored his mother in preparation for her naturalization interview.  Because he is the child of immigrants, he understands the difficulties of the immigrant experience and the complexities of navigating the legal system.  Anthony is interested in the specific issues affecting the Spanish-speaking immigrant community.  Prior to joining ICLC in 2015, Anthony served as a volunteer and then paralegal at DEAR Foundation in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Anthony speaks Spanish fluently.

Kawtar Aaddi

Kawtar Aaddi

Kawtar is an ICLC Department of Justice Accredited Representative who was born and raised in Morocco until 2011 when she relocated to the United States.  Before joining ICLC, Kawtar worked as a paralegal at both GMHC and African Services Committee, where she provided legal assistance for the naturalization and adjustment of status to Green Card processes.  Kawtar holds a Bachelor's degree in criminal justice from John Jay College. 

Kawtar is fluent in French and Arabic.

Mauricio Norona, Esq.

Mauricio Norona, Esq.

Mauricio was born and raised in Ecuador until fourteen when his family relocated to the United States. He is African Services Committee’s Interim Supervising Attorney.  Mauricio is particularly interested in litigating complex removal cases.  He was graduated from the City University of New York School of Law where he was a Haywood Burns Fellow in Human Rights.  Prior to joining ICLC, Mauricio managed his own low-bono immigration law firm in Corona, New York.  Mauricio speaks Spanish fluently.

Mauricio is admitted to practice law in New York, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

mauricion@immigrantcommunitylaw.org