Mariah is an associate attorney at Calderón Seguin PLC. Mariah’s practice concentrates on all forms of relief from removal, waivers of inadmissibility, asylum applications, and other forms of humanitarian relief. She represents individuals in affirmative and defensive processes, appearing before immigration courts and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on behalf of both detained and non-detained individuals.
She received her Juris Doctor degree from the George Mason University School of Law where she focused her coursework on immigration law and served as the Vice President of Volunteers in the Virginia Pro Bono Society. She has a passion for uplifting and effectively advocating for immigrant communities. While in law school, Mariah provided direct representation as a Student Attorney in the GMU Immigration Litigation Clinic, assisting individuals in a range of immigration litigation matters to request relief under asylum, withholding of removal, and the Convention Against Torture. Prior to law school, she assisted immigration attorneys in preparing professional nonimmigrant and immigrant visa applications on behalf of employer businesses, as well as family-sponsored petitions for immediate relatives.
Mariah is committed to pro bono service and regularly volunteers at community legal clinics assisting individuals in assessing and preparing their immigration applications. She is an active participant in the DC Volunteer Lawyers’ Project and maintains a pro bono caseload representing noncitizen children in custody proceedings and in petitions for immigration benefits. Mariah received two bachelor’s degrees cum laude from the University of Central Florida with degrees in Social Sciences and Legal Studies, and minors in Sociology, Journalism Studies, and Political Science. She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.