Daniella Salas-Chacon received her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Philosophy and Spanish from the University of Dallas, and her Juris Doctor degree from St. Mary's University Law School in 2019. Throughout her collegiate career, Daniella worked with nonprofit organizations that served Texas' low-income families, including the immigration community. While in law school, Daniella published a comment titled Effects of Senate Bill 4 on Wage-Theft: Why All Workers Are at Risk in Low-Income Occupations. Through this publication, Daniella explained the negative effects that anti-immigrant laws can have on other low-income communities.
Prior to working with JFAI, Daniella spent two years in private practice in San Antonio with a law firm that specializes in immigration law. While in private practice she represented the immigrant community and their families in family-based immigration and removal defense.
As a daughter of immigrants, Daniella is able to zealously advocate for the immigrant community, as she has witnessed first-hand their needs and struggle in navigating the United States immigration system. Daniella is eager to continue serving the San Antonio immigration community.