Jacquelyn Ruiz is an Associate Attorney in the Firm’s Providence office. Jacquelyn’s focus is on providing her clients with positive solutions to a wide array of immigration issues including family-based petitions, applications for permanent residency and citizenship, non-immigrant visa petitions, and immigrant employment-based visa petitions.
During law school, Jacquelyn served as a Student Attorney in the Roger Williams University School of Law Immigration Clinic, where she represented clients in immigration court and developed her passion for assisting foreign nationals with the immigration system.
- Admitted to the Massachusetts Bar, 2019
- Juris Doctorate, Roger Williams University School of Law, Cum Laude, 2018
- Bachelor of Arts, University of Connecticut, 2015
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Nov 05, 2019
On November 4, 2019, Green and Spiegel Associate Attorney Jacquelyn Ruiz and her colleague Zachary Lyons of Roberto Gonzalez Law Office partnered up with the Human Rights Asylum Clinic at Brown University to give a Know Your Rights Presentation. Read the full event recap here.
Aug 14, 2019
On August 12, 2019, USCIS announced a new rule which identifies any individual who is likely to become a public charge as inadmissible. Under the new regulation issued by the Trump Administration, a foreign national can be categorized as a public charge solely on the basis that he or she accepted a government-offered public benefit. Learn more in this blog.