Vanessa Tecun joined Scott Global Migration Law Firm as a Paralegal in 2018. As a first-generation American, she is passionate about assisting and empowering immigrants in the long and complex immigration process. She graduated from Northeastern Illinois University in 2015 with a Bachelor’s in political science and has an ABA-approved Paralegal Studies Certificate. Additionally, Vanessa has completed an intensive immigration course provided by the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights which supplements her over five-years of experience as a paralegal working with detained immigrants and in various areas of law. Vanessa is fluent in Spanish and English.