These are the amazing people who make up Team ILG. Each and every one of our team members is trained in human rights issues, immigration law, and client service. Our expectation for ourselves is nothing less than exceptional. You should expect the same.
Silvia Jannet Moreno Accounts Manager
Maria Gomez Business Services Specialist
Elizabeth Skokan Lead Business Services Specialist
Jose Cruz Guadarrama Legal Assistant
Cristina De la Mora Legal Assistant
Maria Elena Wieselmann Legal Assistant
Esperanza Tapia Legal Assistant
Dorian Pacheco Legal Assistant
Ricardo Huerta Legal Assistant
Elise Zeidman Legal Assistant
Perla Munoz Legal Assistant
Meet Silvia Jannet Moreno
Silvia Jannet Moreno was born and raised in Tijuana Baja California, Mexico, eventually moving to Grants Pass Oregon when she was 11 years old. Her passion and commitment to help other lead her to obtain a degree in Human Services. She graduated in the Summer of 2016 and moved to Portland that same summer to further her education and take advantage of the opportunities Portland has to offer. She finds joy in helping others in her community, especially those who struggle with language barriers. Jannet started working at ILG in December of 2016, where she hopes to learn more about the immigration system while assisting others on her journey.
Meet Maria Gomez
Maria Gomez is a Business Services Specialist at ILG. She was born and raised in Hood River, Oregon to immigrant parents from Mexico. She moved to Eugene to pursue her Associates in Paralegal Studies and Legal Assistant Certificate. While in Eugene, she worked as a Legal Assistant for an immigration law firm for 3 years. In October 2017, Maria relocated to the Portland area to seek more opportunities available in the immigration law field and joined ILG. As the daughter of immigrants, she is dedicated to helping other immigrant families through the immigration system.
Meet Elizabeth Skokan
Elizabeth Skokan, née Hernandez, was born and raised in Puebla, Mexico. She spent 6 years in Veracruz, where she obtained her BA in English language, later she moved to Cancun, Quintana Roo, where she lived and worked for 9 years. She moved to Portland in 2015 and became part of the ILG team in 2016. Elizabeth is passionate about languages, art and social interactions. As an immigrant herself, she’s committed to help others navigate the immigration system. Since March 2017, she provides remote support from AZ.
Meet Jose Cruz Guadarrama
Jose Cruz is a Legal Assistant at ILG. He was raised in Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico and moved to the United States at a young age. He lived Portland and obtained a degree in Graphic Design and Website Development. As a graphic designer he worked for several non-profit organizations targeting Spanish-speaking communities where he was able to utilize his Spanish skills by designing and developing marketing/awareness material for the Latin@ community. He is committed to making an impact on social justice by using both his language and design skills at ILG.
Meet Cristina De la Mora
Cristina De la Mora is a Legal Assistant at ILG. She was born and raised in Cd. Juarez, Mexico. Living in a border city allowed her to earn a BS from the University of Texas at El Paso, but she also experienced social injustice firsthand. In Dallas, Texas, she worked as a middle school teacher, where she met a lot of parents and students who lived their lives in distress due to their immigration status. As an immigrant herself, she is personally dedicated to helping immigrants and supporting ILG’s mission by using her language skills and personal background.
Meet Maria Elena Wieselmann
Maria Elena Wieselmann was born and raised in Panama. She moved to the US to complete her bachelor’s degree at Florida State University. She moved to Portland in search of new adventures and has on her way discovered her passion for social justice. She is committed to using her language skills and background to contribute to ILG’s mission.
Meet Esperanza Tapia
Bio coming soon!
Meet Dorian Pacheco
Dorian Pacheco is a Legal Assistant at ILG. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California to immigrant parents from Mexico and Taiwan, respectively. She moved to Portland to attend the University of Portland, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English as well as a Bachelor’s in Social Work. She is committed to positively impacting immigrant and refugee communities by using her skill sets both in and out of ILG, and aims to learn about and take part in policy-centered approaches to enacting social change.
Meet Ricardo Huerta
Ricardo Huerta is a legal assistant at ILG. He grew up in California and moved to Portland to attend Lewis and Clark college where he earned a B.A. in Hispanic Studies. During his time at Lewis and Clark he studied for six months in Valparaiso, Chile where he honed his Spanish speaking skills and gained an increased appreciation for social justice. As the son of an immigrant, he is personally invested in ILG’s cause and looks forward to learning more about the complexities of the United States immigration system.
Meet Elise Zeidman
Bio coming soon!
Meet Perla Munoz
Bio coming soon!