Daisy Dollard, Paralegal and Office Manager
Daisy was only four years old when her parents brought her to the U.S. to build a new life; however, Daisy did not find out she was undocumented until she was fifteen years old. As a once undocumented foreign national, Daisy understands the day-to-day stresses and anxieties associated with not having status. For example, when Daisy applied to and was admitted to college, she could not accept the scholarships she was awarded because she did not possess a social security number. She also never stopped worrying that she would not be allowed to graduate and receive her diploma as a result of her lack of status: “I always worried that I wouldn’t graduate or get my diploma due to my lack of status but I kept attending school anyway. I knew I would still have all of my experiences even if I could not receive the intended piece of paper at the end.” Despite various obstacles, Daisy proudly graduated from Purdue University in 2007 with Bachelor’s Degrees in Visual Communication Design and Psychology.
Soon after graduation, Daisy was offered a position at the Mexican Consulate in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she worked for five years. At the Consulate, she worked closely with the Consul of Mexico as well as the Documentation Department. She was head of the Visa Department and later the Civil Registry Department. After the Consulate, Daisy worked at Lewis & Kappes, P.C. as a Legal Assistant to Angela and other attorneys in the immigration law group for over three years.
Daisy met Angela early on in her immigration journey and Angela helped Daisy every step of the way. On January 24, 2018, Daisy naturalized and proudly became a U.S. citizen. As Paralegal and Office Manager at Adams Immigration Law, LLC, Daisy continues to serve clients in individual, family and employment based immigration cases. Because of her own lengthy and precarious immigration experience, Daisy completely understands what clients are going through—she has literally walked in their shoes—and therefore truly enjoys assisting clients throughout their immigration journey.
Daisy is originally from Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico, coincidentally where Angela taught English abroad, and is bilingual in Spanish and English.
Daisy lives with her husband, daughter and son in Indianapolis, Indiana.