Natalia V. Santanna,
Natalia V. Santanna, Esq. is the founder and attorney at Santanna Law Offices. She is a native Brazilian who made the United States her second home almost two decades ago. Natalia is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and English. She has also studied Arabic and Maya Mam.
Natalia is a fierce and passionate advocate who constantly develops strategies and solutions to navigate and dismantle our complex and broken immigration legal system. In addition, she enjoys learning from her clients at each step of legal representation.
Since 2012, Natalia has represented individuals in diverse immigration matters, including asylum, cancelation of removal, bond hearings, adjustment of status, U visas, family petitions, termination of proceedings, and prosecutorial discretion. In 2014, Natalia founded Santanna Law Offices, PC. She is very proud of working with a stellar team to achieve the best possible results for her clients.
Natalia believes in the importance of pro bono work. She has volunteered at various immigration clinics, detention centers representing families at the border and internationally to support migrants seeking protection in the United States. She has also shared her expertise through speaking engagements and media education about immigrant rights and forms of immigration relief. She currently mentors pro bono lawyers with the Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights. Because of her extensive pro-bono work, the American Immigration Lawyer Association (AILA) named Natalia a Pro-Bono Warrior in 2017.