Marisa Porras

Marisa is a native of El Paso, Texas, but always lived at the border in Cd. Juarez, Mexico. She was raised in a Spanish-speaking home and has resided in San Antonio and Houston since 2010. 

While in law school, Marisa clerked at a local Houston immigration law firm practicing family and business based immigration. Marisa has experience in family based immigration, naturalization, VAWA, Special Immigrant Juvenile cases, and U visa petitions, consular processing, and removal defense (including appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals). 

Marisa is fully bilingual (Spanish and English).



  • Immigration Law (Family-based immigration and Removal Defense in immigration proceedings)



  • State Bar of Texas



  • Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Texas, (J.D.)
  • Hispanic Law Students Association, Treasurer
  • Dean’s List - August 2016
  • B.A. Political Science, St. Mary's University, Cum Laude
  • Dean’s List 2010-2014