Consulate of Mexico in Salt Lake City, Utah
Apr 2011 - Aug 2014
Consular Officer. Protection and Legal Affairs department.
-Established coordination with US government institutions based in the State of Utah and Wyoming, facilitating the exercise of consular functions referred in the Vienna Convention, the Bilateral Convention and all other applicable treaties and laws.
-Co-developed a program designed to assist Mexican Nationals who reside in Mexico and are entitled to receive child support benefits in the US, from spouse or father, allowing them to claim those earned benefits in Mexico.
-Provided legal assistance and advising to Mexican Nationals living in the State of Utah and Wyoming on criminal, civil, immigration and human rights issues.
-Successfully directed and concluded the “Programa Ex-braceros”, which stipulated that braceros, Mexican agricultural laborers legally brought to U.S. between 1942-1964, can receive up to USD $ 3,500.00 as a compensation for the 10% mandatory deductions taken from their pay by the Mexican government. The program compensated more than 50 former braceros in the State of Utah and Wyoming.
-Researched and wrote official letters, regional economic and political briefs for the Consul of Mexico.
-Translated documents from English to Spanish and vice-versa.