Director of Legal Representation
Gabriel Arellano is the Director of Legal Representation at Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project. He began at Esperanza as a post-graduate volunteer in the summer of 2014 before being hired as a staff attorney later that same year. In that time, he has represented a wide variety of clients before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and the Board of Immigration Appeals, in addition to working closely with unrepresented immigrants detained in Adelanto, California. Gabriel graduated from California State University, Northridge before earning his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2014.