Senior Associate Attorney
Ms. Cruz joined Hurwitz Holt, APLC in 2016. She primarily represents individuals in removal proceedings, asylum matters, VAWA, and U visa petitions. Her practice also includes family-based immigration matters, appeals, and federal litigation relating to delayed processing.
While in law school, Ms. Cruz volunteered for California Western’s Community Law Project consulting with indigent clients on a variety of legal issues and at Casa Cornelia working with unaccompanied minors seeking asylum and special immigrant juvenile status (SIJS). She also worked at a business immigration law firm assisting clients with employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant visas.
Ms. Cruz is the daughter of immigrants from Mexico and El Salvador. She is dedicated to helping immigrants navigate the complex immigration system in a compassionate and trauma-informed manner.
In her free time, Ms. Cruz enjoys spending time with her family and friends, trying new foods, hiking, boxing, and traveling.
State Bar of California, admitted 2017, Bar No. 317626
J.D., California Western School of Law, 2017
B.A., La Sierra University, 2010
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
San Diego County Bar Association
California Western School of Law Community Law Project (CLP): Volunteer Attorney