Jessie is the former INS (now BCIS) Orphan Immigration Specialist at the US Embassy in Guatemala , serving from January 1998 through August 2001. She has a degree in Criminal Justice from San Diego State University. Prior to working in Guatemala she worked as a fraud investigator for the State of California. She received several outstanding awards from INS for her work and dedication in the adoption program. Many of the current standards and safeguards still being used at the embassy such as mandatory DNA testing and banning bad attorneys were established by her.
Jessie and her husband are the proud parents of two beautiful children adopted from Guatemala. She and her family lived in Guatemala for almost 6 six years and are familiar with the culture and its people. Jessie is fluent in Spanish.
Organizations this person works for or is related to
|Focus on Adoption (FOA)||Board member||2004-01-01|
|Guatemalan Adoption Consultants||Owner|
News paper articles, official documents and reports filed about this person
|Focus on Adoption: Who we are and Mission July 2006||2006-07-14|
|FOA IRS-990 2004, 2005||2005-12-31|