Patricia G. Mejia
Was born in Lima, Peru and immigrated to the US as a teenager. Her family had to navigate through the US immigration system until she finally obtained Lawful Permanent Resident status, and eventually US citizenship. She is now in private practice in Tucson, Arizona, where she focuses on removal and deportation defense. Ms. Mejia was previously an Equal Justice Fellow at the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, Inc., where she designed and taught pro se representation courses to immigration detainees at the Eloy Detention Center. Ms. Mejia is a member of AILA, the National Immigration Project and a graduate of Boston College Law School, and of Columbia University.
She is licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona. She has been admitted to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and to the Arizona US District Court.