Lorena Larios Shah


  • B.A. U.C.L.A. 1998 (College Honors)
  • J.D. Whittier Law School 2003 (Cum Laude)

Bar Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court for Central District Of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for 9th Circuit

Professional memberships

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Mexican American Bar Association
  • National Immigration Project
  • National Lawyers Guild


  • Recipient of Distinguished Scholarship From the Foundation of the State Bar of California 2003

Published Articles

  • Removing Conditional Status
  • Legal Options for Immigrants Victims of Crimes
  • Immigration Raids Target Individuals With Prior Deportation Orders
  • Hope After a Deportation Order
  • Myth About Family Based Petitions
  • Crimes and Consequences
  • U.S. Citizenship for Children Born Abroad to U.S. Citizen Parents
  • Abandonment of Permanent Residency