Victor Hernandez joined the ACLU of Wyoming in 2021 as the legal assistant for the immigrants’ rights project.
As legal assistant, Victor supports the work of the immigration staff attorney. He conducts research, manages legal intake, documents case activity, communicates with clients in both English and Spanish, and more.
Prior to joining the ACLU, Victor was a social work student intern for the Family and Child Legal Advocacy Clinic at the University of Wyoming College of Law in Laramie. There he worked closely with the clinic director and student attorneys to provide free legal representation to individuals with family law matters. He also assisted the clinic in translating legal documents and interpreting to clients whose primary language was Spanish. Victor also has experience as the family support specialist for Teton Behavior Therapy in Jackson and as a site coordinator for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Wyoming’s afterschool program.
Originally from Tlaxacla, Mexico, Victor immigrated to the United States as a child and grew up in Jackson. He is a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program recipient.
Victor is a graduate of the University of Wyoming where he majored in psychology and Spanish linguistics.