Virginia Jijón-Caamaño is a partner with Parlatore Law Group and practices in the field of immigration law, helping both individual clients, as well as businesses to navigate this constantly evolving area of the law.
She assists individual clients in navigating confusing immigration regulations and applications. Her practice entails organizing all types of visa submissions. Virginia works tirelessly to deconstruct complicated immigration options, opportunities, and pitfalls, in order to compile thoroughly documented application packages. She also handles naturalization applications, and DACA work permit renewals.
She can help file applications for visitor, business, or family petitions and is experienced in both counselor processing and adjustment of status procedures. She works directly with business entities on attaining various non-immigrant and immigrant visas, whether for themselves or their employees.
Prior to joining Parlatore Law Group, she co-founded The Law Firm of Jijon-Caamano and Young, LLC, which offered immigration application services, family and general law representation, and consumer credit defense services. She practiced there for eight years. Her passion for helping the local immigrant community also led her to volunteer for several years at Connecticut Legal Services as an Immigration Attorney and at the Stamford Day Laborer Clinic, where she represented clients and helped organize the volunteer attorney system.
In addition to providing legal and consulting services for private clients, Attorney Jijón-Caamaño was elected as a member of the Representative Town Meeting (RTM) of her hometown on the Public Health & Safety Committee. She also continues to volunteer her time to provide pro bono representation to certain deserving clients for special immigrant visas.
She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York.
She lives in Connecticut, with her husband and children.
She earned her juris doctor magna cum laude from Quinnipiac University School of Law, where she earned John A. Speziale Award for Excellence in Written Advocacy, a Superior Classroom Performance in Clinical Work Award, and several Distinguished Academic Achievement Awards.
She graduated from Auburn University with a degree in computer science and worked as an AP and IB Computer Programming teacher at several international schools around the world, prior to becoming an attorney.