Luis Perez, Esq. is the Legal Services Director at the Coalition for Human Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA). He oversees a team of 35 legal professionals offering pro-bono legal protection for thousands of Californians. Luis represents CHIRLA as co-counsel on the lawsuit filed with other NPNA partner organization against the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USICS), to comply with a Freedom of Information Act request about the skyrocketing backlog of naturalization applications. Most recently, Luis has coordinated CHIRLA’s Migrant Exodus Pro Bono Legal Response efforts in Mexico City and at the US/Mexico border.