Bienvenidos a América – Resident Immigration lawyer
Silverio Coy is the Senior Managing Partner at The Law Firm of Silverio Coy, P.C. in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area. He has dedicated his life to serving the underrepresented immigrant community in the United States. First as Community Organizer at Ayuda Legal Services and later with the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., in 1976, until he obtained his law degree from The Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C., in 1984. In 1986 he became a law practitioner and currently holds licenses to practice law from Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania.
He was born in Colombia and raised in Puerto Rico, where he attended high school and studied at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, in 1975, with a Major in Political Science. Silverio defends the rights of Immigrants before the federal immigration courts, in the United States and advocates for a broad humane comprehensive immigration reform that gives immigrants basic rights under the United States Constitution. In 1977 he co-founded the oldest Spanish-language newspaper in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area: El Pregonero, and in 1979 he co-authored the book: Latin Immigrants in the United States with Rafael Marimon Blanco. As a Resident Immigration Lawyer for the radio program: Bienvenidos A America(at Hispanic Communications Network) Silverio reaches out to a broad immigrant audience throughout the United States, and makes free legal services available to the underprivileged immigrant community.