ABOUT US
Binational Institute of Human Development (BIHD)

ABOUT US

The Immigration and Legal Center, is a legal and immigration representation program of the non-profit organization, Binational Institute of Human Development.

We are small, but dynamic and growing organization, representing clients on cases ranging from immigration to family court cases and traffic cases. Our mission is to assist people of low and moderate-income with their immigration and legal processes, providing affordable, yet high-quality, representation. We are considerate of our clients, charging nominal fees, with reasonable payment options.

We are well-recognized within the community, after more than 8 years working within the community, and have a firm understanding of the needs of the Latino market. However, we are not limited to the Latino market, and represent clients from a variety of background, including Mainstream US Citizens, Eastern European, Caribbean and Asian clients, but overall, we are a global and inclusive organization assisting anybody who needs our services without distinction.

A big load of cases we represent are immigration cases, such as family petitions, investment, business and job visas, waivers and defense of removal proceedings, but we also represent clients in family court cases, criminal, DUIs, as well as Elder, Real State, and Small Business Law.

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Juan M. Soliz Esq.
El abogado Juan M. Soliz ha tenido una destacada carrera como servidor público, educador y abogado por más de cuarenta y dos años.
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Jessica Méndez
Jesica laboro por varios años dentro de la industria de las bienes raíces, donde comprendió la necesidad de fortalecer la educación de la comunidad
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Alison Hamilton
Alison ha trabajado con el Instituto de Desarrollo Humano (BIHD) desde sus inicios en 2010 y ha pasado por varios roles. Ella sirve como enlace con el cliente
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Netza Roldan
Netza es un empresario originario de la Ciudad de México. Tiene una Licenciatura en Administración Hotelera por el Centro de Estudios Superiores de San Ángel, en la Ciudad de México.
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Luz Elena Rodea
La Srta. Luz Elena, es Licenciada en Derecho, egresada de la Universidad Tecnológica de México, cuenta con una trayectoria profesional tanto como Consultora Legal y Abogada Litigante
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Jeanny Grizeth Santizo y Santizo
Jeanny Santizo, Licenciada en Ciencias Jurídicas y sociales, se graduó de la Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, en 2007 como Abogada y Notaria para posteriormente obtener su Maestría en Derecho Constitucional
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Jack Weinrauch
Nuestro asesor legal principal, el Juez Jack Weinrauch, es un ex juez administrativo principal del condado de Cook, en el estado de Illinois, el segundo condado más grande de los Estados Unidos.

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The Binational Institute of Human Development (BIHD) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower and integrate the immigrant and other disintegrated communities  into mainstream society, by serving as a bridge between governmental agencies and our communities.  

Through advocacy, we build the bridge to equality in education and healthcare and above all, equality in human rights and economic development.

Our main programs are: Immigration & Legal Center; Casa Mexico-USA; Small Business Development Center

VISION

Our vision is to empower and integrate the immigrant and other disintegrated communities  into mainstream society, to achieve the transformation towards a better quality of life, within an environment of trust, inclusion, values, roots and binational citizenship participation.

Binational Institute of Human Development

BIHDOBJETIVES

Empower and integrate the immigrant community in society in general, facilitate the transition and serve as a bridge between communities, through the development planning and implementation of programs that ensure their development within this society in the areas As well as promoting equality in education, access to health, and above all, access to justice and economic development.

Implement programs and services that serve as a bridge between linking citizens and their communities of origin with their target communities.

To create, promote and implement development programs based on the consolidation of Human Development in the social, legal, political, cultural and educational areas, gender sensitive and working for a better environment.

Develop and promote international agreements and alliances that lead to achieve the above programs.

Promote the cultural, educational and social services that local governments of origin offer to their migrant citizens within their communities of destination.

BIHD Board

  • President: Rosa Gaytan
  • Vice-President: Tatyana Vaskanich
  • Secretary: Silvia Bilancia
  • Treasurer: Pedro Cabrales
  • Board member: Mark Perez
  • Board member: Jack Weinrauch, J.D.
  • Board member: Fanjua Rivas

ABOUT US

Who We Are

BIHD is a 501c3 non-profit organization is dedicated to promoting and strengthening relations between Latino communities and other institutions that share our vision of global improvement through building strong relationships. BIHD through its program, Casa Mexico-USA (CMUSA), restores disintegrated communities by initiating and promoting programs in education, health and medical access, legal assistance, advocacy, socio-economic development and language skills. BIHD plays a leadership role in advocating for immigrant integration initiatives with community leaders. Keeping families connected successfully when living in a different country can be challenging. We empower communities, families, and individuals so they can integrate themselves to the American society, by becoming productive and active members of society.

Our Mission

The Binational Institute of Human Development (BIHD) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower and integrate the immigrant community into mainstream society, ease transition and serve as a bridge between communities, through advocacy, equality in education, healthcare and above all, economic development.

Our Vision

Strengthen the presence, influence and impact of Binational Institute for Human Development in the political, economic, cultural and educational arenas. Keeping families connected successfully when living in a different country can be challenging. We empower communities, families, and individuals so they can integrate themselves to the American society, by becoming productive and active members of society. Our goal is to influence and contribute to the local  municipal, state and federal governments to provide a smooth path to community integration.