Media Guide

Carlos A. Guevara

Senior Policy Advisor, Immigration Policy Project, ORAL

Carlos Guevara | UnidosUS

Expertise:
Immigration policy: prosecutorial discretion and deferred action policies, provisional waiver regulations and extreme hardship guidance, military family policies, labor and workplace enforcement issues, non-immigrant visa regulations, and various matters related to Central American migration. Immigration law: family-based immigration, immigrant and non-immigrant visa issues, removal defense, humanitarian protection claims including asylum, special immigration juvenile status, U-visa, and the Violence Against Women Act.

Education:
Juris Doctor, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law; bachelor’s degree, politics, University of Virginia

Current Position:
Advance effective and humane federal immigration policies that promote and uphold family unity, protect workers’ rights, build on immigrant integration efforts, and improve our current immigration system

Previous Position(s):
Counselor, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Staff Attorney, Catholic Charities of Baltimore, Immigration Legal Services; Staff Attorney, Diocese of Grand Rapids, Immigration Legal Services