Luz Metz uses her knowledge of economics, law, history and psychology to understand the legal, human and political contexts of her client’s legal problems. She works with skill, energy, and passion to find solutions for people from different countries and cultural backgrounds to obtain legal status in the United States. “I have assisted clients acquire and retain immigrant visas in many difficult circumstances” says Luz. Her most common cases include obtaining legal residency “green cards” for family members, securing waivers for illegal presence, removal of spousal visa conditions after divorce, and deferred actions and temporary status based on humanitarian relief, among others. Luz studied law and started her practice in Colombia, where she worked for seven years. She also studied a Masters in Business Administration. Luz speaks Spanish as well as English. She is a mother of a six year old girl with whom she spends most of her free time. She also enjoys reading books, gardening, and learning new things every day. She volunteers for the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Program and is a member of the National Women MBAs and the Latina Bar Association.