Eric Lopez, Esq.

Senior Attorney

Before joining CAIR Coalition, Eric worked as an immigration attorney with the Detention Project of the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) in Chicago, Illinois, and with the Immigration Legal Services/Esperanza Center of the Catholic Charities of Baltimore.  While at the NIJC, Eric focused on providing legal orientation and direct representation services to detained individuals.  He also served as a Qualified Representative (Q.R.) through the National Qualified Representatives Program (NQRP).  While at the Esperanza Center, he focused on non-detained removal defense and affirmative applications before the USCIS.  He earned his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law at Champaign-Urbana.