Joseph Navales, Esq is currently a Staff Attorney at Asian Americans Advancing Justice. Before that, he worked at a boutique immigration law firm. He graduated from UC Riverside and majored in Political Science International Relations and minored in Peace and Conflict Studies. He graduated from Western State College of Law with Scholastic Merit. Joseph is an immigrant to the United States, having been born to Filipino parents and raised in The Netherlands. He immigrated to the United States and has since always been interested in immigration law since. In law school he participated in the Immigration Law Clinic for two semesters. During his free time, he works for the LAKAS organization which is a Filipino-American mentorship group which helps mentor high school and college students. Joseph also volunteers as an attorney for immigration workshops on the weekends.
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