Maria Alejandra McKee was born in Costa Rica, where she received her law degree from the Universidad Libre de Derecho University. After practicing law for a year in Costa Rica, Alejandra moved to the United States where she attended college to improve her English language skills. Since 2014, Alejandra has been a paralegal with the Law Office of Christopher Worth. During that time, Alejandra has gained exposure to a wide variety of subjects relating to immigration law, including asylum applications, relief for victims of domestic violence and other crimes, adjustment of status and naturalization applications, special immigrant juveniles status before the family courts and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), as well as bond applications for detained individuals. Maria Alejandra has served as a translator in the Asylum Offices in Queens and Bethpage, and has assisted in public presentations advising immigrants about their rights and options for relief. María Alejandra’s passion is the law, but what she enjoys the most is helping immigrants. As a Latina, Maria Alejandra feels a duty to help her people. She strives to work closely with the clients who she serves to ensure that they have the best chances for success in their applications and proceedings.