Rosa Barreno has been with GHP since 1998. She is a graduate of a Bilingual Secretary program in Guatemala. Rosa is fluent in Spanish and has many years of interpretation and translation experience. She went through the immigration process herself and enjoys helping others. Rosa works on all types of cases at GHP, but particularly likes removal defense cases.
Holly joined GHP in 2007. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy with a minor emphasis in pre-medicine. Holly has enjoyed working with a greatly diversified client base, and helping individuals through the process of gaining status in the United States. Holly’s is experienced with handling a broad range of case work, including removal defense, humanitarian relief, family-based, and employment-based matters. Holly’s most rewarding case work has come from helping those seeking humanitarian relief and undergoing removal proceedings. Prior to her work with GHP, Holly worked with a Colorado Springs based non-profit organization focusing on restorative justice and volunteered with the El Paso county District Attorney’s office.
Charlie Kubin joined GHP in 2011. He earned a Bachelor’s in International Political Economy and Spanish from Western Washington University and studied at the Universidad Latina de America in Morelia, Mexico. Prior to joining GHP Charlie has worked for a social and community development non-profit organization in Nicaragua and a multilingual program on Bainbridge Island. Charlie is fluent in Spanish and Polish.
Susana Mendoza has been with GHP since 2008. She graduated from Western Washington University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Spanish. Susana is a naturalized U.S. citizen and is fluent in Spanish.
Brian Tang joined GHP in 2006. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from New College of Florida. Both of his parents are naturalized citizens and he has personally gone through the family-immigration petition process. Brian likes working closely with individuals from around the world, helping them overcome challenges that determine their future in the United States, and navigating them through the complex immigration system. He enjoys working on removal defense, family-based immigration, and humanitarian cases, particularly asylum and U Visa. Brian is fluent in Spanish.
Jesus Lopez joined GHP in 2013. He graduated from the University of Washington, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies: Latin America, with a minor in Diversity, and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Spanish with a minor in Human Rights. Jesus is a first-generation immigrant: both of his parents naturalized to become U.S. citizens. Jesus has worked in immigration law since 2010 and is dedicated to providing the best possible service to those currently undergoing the complex immigration process. Jesus is a native Spanish-speaker and has studied some Portuguese.
Odile Valenzuela joined GHP in 2009. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Anthropology and Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Western Washington University. Odile is a first-generation immigrant and has experienced the family immigration and naturalization process herself. She has volunteered at non-profit organizations and worked as a Spanish interpreter and translator. Odile is fluent in Spanish.