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January 19, 2020 at 10:57 am

Alumni News | Sanchez to Provide Immigration Legal Services in Youngstown Diocese

Mahoning Matters reports that Ohio University alum Ashley Sanchez will provide immigration legal services to the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown.

YOUNGSTOWN — Through a formal agreement between two neighboring dioceses, Ashley Sanchez, immigration staff attorney with Cleveland Catholic Charities, has been assigned to provide immigration legal services to people in the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown.

Sanchez has a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where she also earned certificates of specialization in international law. She has bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and Latin American studies from Ohio University in Athens. She also spent a year studying at the Universidad de Guanajuato in Guanajuato, Mexico….

Read more at Mahoning Matters.

WFMJ TV also reported:

Begining in 2020, Catholic Charities Youngstown will be partnering with Catholic Charities Cleveland to offer a range of legal immigration services to those living in the Youngstown Diocese.

Sanchez will provide legal counseling and representation covering a wide-range of immigration matters, including consultation services, citizenship applications, adjustment status, permanent residency applications, work authorizations, protection-based claims like asylum, visas for victims of crime, trafficking or domestic violence, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), visa processing, Temporary Protected Status, and court representation.

“In our line of work, a successful result may mean keeping a family together, or preventing the deportation of someone to a place where they face imminent harm or death,” said Sanchez. “We are excited to expand our immigration legal services to the Diocese of Youngstown, and look forward to helping as many people as possible.”

Connect with Sanchez on LinkedIn, where Sanchez lists honors including membership in the honor societies Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Delta Pi.

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