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DREAMers and UndocuALLY


These events are held in partnership with the Family Engagement Institute (FEI) for both Dreamers and undocuallies!

Food For Thought Thursdays

Dreamers and undocuallies, we are in this together! 

Dates: 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30 & 12/7

Time: 12:00-4:00 pm

Location: Foothill College, Student Resource Center Room 5419

Engage in a Community of Support for Students, Staff, Faculty, Family, and Friends Join the FEI and Mai Luu, immigration attorney for Food for Thought Thursdays

Learn About:

  • General Immigration and Latest Developments
  • DACA; CA Dream Act; Know Your Rights and More!
  • First Hour Immigration Related Topic Discussion
  • Followed by One on One Conversations with our lawyer Mai Luu; Referrals to Resources 

Light Lunch will be provided.

See our Food For Thought Thursdays Flyer

*Please note that you do not have to be a student to participate in these events.


Meet our Immigration Lawyer

Mai Luu Immigration Lawyer

Mai D. Luu, Partner Stramaglia Luu, LLP

Mai D. Luu (formerly Phan) is a New Orleans native and an attorney in San Jose, California. Mai graduated from Tulane University and earned her J.D. from Loyola Law School in 2002. During law school, Mai served as President of APALSA and clerked for the US Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana. Mai obtained her LLM (Masters of Law) from Golden Gate University School of Law. Mai is admitted to the State Bar of California and all United States District Courts in California, as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mai is also admitted to the State Bar of Hawaii and is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association. Mai’s practice focuses on immigration and family law. In her spare time, Mai actively engages in community lawyering and regularly speaks at immigration workshops and conferences.
Mai is the former Chapter Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers' Association, Silicon Valley Chapter (AILA-SCV) and served as an Ambassador for the American Immigration Law Foundation (AILF). Mai is also an active member of Santa Clara County Bar Association (SCCBA) and served on the Judiciary Committee of the SCCBA. In 2008, Mai served as President of VABANC, in which she organized a law clinic in response to the US ˇVIETNAM MOU on the repatriation of removable Vietnamese citizens. The clinic was co-ˇsponsored by AILA SCV and the Asian Law Caucus and was a tremendous success.
Mai is the founding President of the National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys (NCVAA) and served on the board from 2006-2016. During the 2006 NCVAA, Mai sat on the Community Service panel and spoke about relief efforts for Katrina victims. Mai helped organize a legal aid clinic with Boat People S.O.S to provide assistance to Vietnamese Americans impacted by Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf. During June 2010, Mai led and mobilized attorneys to the Gulf States to conduct legal aid clinics in response to the urgent legal needs of the minority communities affected by the BP Oil Disaster. Mai served as a panelist at the 2010 NAPABA conference and spoke about her collaborations with community organizations regarding disaster relief.

Mai is the 2009 Rising Star Unity Award Recipient recognized by the San Francisco Minority Bar Coalition for her bar leadership and activism. In 2012, Mai was honored as the Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California's Trailblazer recipient for her leadership and commitment to the bar. Mai served as a board member on the American Red Cross, Silicon Valley Chapter and frequently spoke about her experiences at events regarding preparedness for disaster relief. Mai currently serves as an advisory member of the Asian Law Alliance.

The Foothill College DREAMers and udocuALLY program is administered by the Family Engagement Institute. Please contact us 650.949.7463 or fei@foothill.edu with questions or for more information.

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