Monique’s practice focuses on all aspects of immigration law: from family-based immigration to employment-based, with every aspect that involves the fight for human rights and litigation as it affects the practice of immigration law in the United States.
Holder of the degrees of Juris Doctor and Master of Laws in International and Comparative law from SMU Dedman School of Law, Monique has interned during law school for the Honorable Judge Sam A. Lindsay at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas (Federal Trial Court). During law school, she also worked with the Small Business and Trademark clinics, specializing in issues that affect small businesses and non-profit organizations. She has done a fellowship in Immigration and federal litigation and has worked and volunteered for different organizations specializing in Immigration law, family law and litigation. She has a profound passion for immigrants’ rights, justice and fairness in allowing every human being access to the American Dream.
Before coming to America, Monique worked for a program funded by the United States Agency for International Development as a Training and Organizational Development Advisor.
Monique is admitted to the State Bar of Texas.
- Dallas Bar Association
- Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
- Texas Young Lawyers Association
- Immigration and Nationality Section, Texas Bar
- Government Law Section, Texas Bar
Pro Bono Activities
- Human Right Initiative of North Texas, 2015, 2019 – present
- Catholic Charities of Dallas, 2018