Douglas Interiano earned a Juris Scientiae Magister (Master of Science of Laws), from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, as well as an Advanced Certificate in Immigration Law Studies from The City University of New York, and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish with concentrations in Criminology and Criminal Justice, from The University of Texas at Arlington. Douglas Interiano is fully accredited by the U.S. Department of Justice and Board of Immigration Appeals to practice Immigration and Nationality Law.
Lourdes Teresa Davenport is a co-founder of Proyecto Inmigrante ICS, Inc. and has been a member of the executive board since 2005. She holds a Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Texas Wesleyan University and a Master of Managerial Science degree from Amberton University. She has worked in higher education for over 20 years. As a single parent, Lourdes has raised two successful children.
As a board member of Proyecto Inmigrante, he supports the virtues of wisdom, faith and services provided to the community. He engages in and advocates for allocating resources to help immigrants overcome barriers and encourages for this community to seek naturalization as citizens of the United States and not be judged by their cultures but by their values and ethics.
Elvia Acevedo born in Deming New Mexico, she is the eldest daughter of immigrant parents that came from Zacatecas, Mexico. She has helped many in Citizen Workshops, helping complete immigration forms, helped to raise awareness in the community, taught English as a Second Language at Santa Maria del Popolo Catholic Church in Mundelein, Illinois before moving to Texas. She has taken part in many committees in the community such as Board member of The Crossing at Fossil Creek, Social committee member, Artist Against AIDS committee member, Evening of Hope committee member, and now Executive board member for Proyecto Immigrante.
Fr. Pedro Romero was born in Aguascalientes, Mexico, and belongs to the Capuchin Franciscan Friars, a religious order in the Catholic Church. To become a catholic priest, he made his philosophy studies in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Theology in Mexico City. He was ordained priest on May 31, 2015 and is currently serving in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth.
Jesus is the son of immigrant parents that came from Cd. Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in General Studies with concentration in Business and Sociology from Texas Woman's University and a Master of Business Administration from Texas Woman's University. His goal is to raise awareness of current immigration policies, assist individuals in becoming legal permanent residents and Naturalized Citizens so their voices will be heard by means of voting in elections!
Cristina Salazar received her undergraduate degree at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. She received her law degree at Texas Wesleyan School of Law in 2012. Cristina now manages her law practice and continues to volunteer her time with Human Rights Initiative of North Texas and Proyecto Inmigrante ICS.
Manuel Diaz earned a Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration, cum laude, from SMU’s Cox School of Business. Manuel also earned an Associate of Arts in Spanish Translation from the University of Texas at Brownsville. He is a native of Mexico City and was raised in Brownsville, Texas.
Fr. Manuel Holguin was born in Jimenez, Chihuahua, Mexico, he holds Bachelors in accounting from Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua; also he made his studies in Philosophy and Theology in Chihuahua, Monterrey and Mexico City. As Roman Catholic priest, he is interested to promote values and announce the Gospel to help the others to recognize the dignity that every person has as son and daughter of God. Rev. Holguin currently serves in the capacity of special advisor to Proyecto Inmigrante's CEO.