Anthony Cruz

Anthony Cruz

Anthony is a native-New Yorker and an ICLC paralegal 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.  He speaks Spanish fluently and hopes to become an attorney specializing in immigration law.  Prior to joining ICLC in 2015, Anthony served as a volunteer and then paralegal at DEAR Foundation in Raleigh, North Carolina. 

Anthony is a Department of Justice Accredited Representative.

Corina Bogaciu, Esq.

Corina Bogaciu, Esq.

Originally from Romania, Corina is the supervising attorney and has been litigating civil cases in both New York and federal courts since 2010.  Corina represents individuals in a broad range of immigration matters. Corina completed her undergraduate studies in Government and French at Georgetown University and obtained her law degree from Fordham University School of Law.  In law school, Corina was a student in the Immigrants' Rights and Access to Justice Clinic and the Walter Leitner International Human Rights Clinic, and interned with Human Rights First's Refugee Protection Program.  After law school, Corina interned with the Legal Resources Centre in Accra, Ghana, and conducted field research on women's access to land in Ghana. In addition to English, Corina speaks both Romanian and French fluently.

Corina is admitted to practice law in New York and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Jessica Greenberg, Esq.

Jessica Greenberg, Esq.

Jessica is a staff attorney and has been practicing immigration law at ICLC since 2012.  She has provided consultations to and represented more than one-thousand immigrants in a myriad of both affirmative filings and removal proceedings, specializing in family-based and humanitarian relief.  Jessica’s passion in immigration law and immigrants’ rights stems from her previous work experience at the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees in Jerusalem.  Jessica regularly provides legal presentations to community associations and organizations in the New York area.  She speaks conversational Hebrew.

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

jessicag@immigrantcommunitylaw.org

Kawtar Aaddi

Kawtar Aaddi

Kawtar is an ICLC paralegal 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.  She hopes to continue her education and attend law school.  In addition to English, 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 joined ICLC in 2016 as a staff attorney where he provides a vast range of immigration legal services.  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