Perfil del Abogado – Attorney Profile

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Robert Fuchs Esq.

Robert Fuchs is a New York attorney who has defended immigrants and their rights for over thirty years. Mr. Fuchs has been politically involved in legislative activities and lobbying for immigration reform since May 1, 2000. He is the author of the FREEDOM Act, a legislative proposal for positive Immigration Reform. He coordinated national lobbying efforts for the National Coalition for the Dignity and Amnesty of Undocumented Immigrants for five years, including leading two meetings with White House officials pertaining to immigration reform. Organizations that were part of the 100+ members of the National Coalition for Dignity and Amnesty of Undocumented Immigrants included: Tepeyac Association of New York (Tepeyac.org), Farm Laborers Organizing Committee (Floc.com), Latino Workers Centers in NYC, and the Latino Committee for Immigrants in Action in Rhode Island.

Additionally, Mr. Fuchs has experience in researching and analyzing proposed and pending legislation, regulation, and procedures. Mr. Fuchs has coordinated and advised local and national organizations regarding United States immigration laws. He has participated in various newspaper and radio interviews. He has written articles for both newspapers and magazines. He assisted in grassroots organizing, travelling to 16 states and Mexico to recruit member groups.

He has worked with the community providing legal conferences, presentations and consultations to religious, educational, union, and community organizations. He received an award from the New York City council for his work with the immigrant community. Mr. Fuchs has given conferences and led discussions on immigration  (Know Your Rights) and immigration reform at Columbia University, SUNY New Paltz, Hunter College, LaGuardia Community College of CUNY. He is fluent in Spanish.