Carina was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She obtained her Bachelor Degree of Science in Criminal Justice from California State University, Los Angeles. In 2014, she moved to San Diego, California to attend graduate school of Social Work. Carina interest in immigration law comes from her own personal experiences when she was growing up. Her parents emigrated from Mexico in seek of better opportunities. Her parents soon discovered the difficulties and the frustrations presented by the immigration system such as, the lack of resources, accurate information available, and delays in the immigration process. Seeing her parents endure so much frustration, she wanted to help other families navigate through the immigration law system to facilitate the process for them. Carina is a paralegal at Amezola Legal Group, APC.