Next Regular Meeting
February 4, 2019

Sylvia Ontaneda-BernalesSo, how much do you really know about the immigrant’s path?  What are the complex and confusing legal obstacles? Join us on February 4, 2019 - 5:30 pm at the South Valeys libraryfor an education on this vital topic.

Our featured speaker this month is Sylvia Ontaneda-Bernales, Esq,  whose practice covers all aspects of immigration law for local, national, and international clients. A native of Peru, she has a broad understanding of the cultural, ethnic, and legal nuances of life in Latin America.  A  lecturer as well as a print and broadcast journalist, Ms. Ontaneda-Bernales produced the highly acclaimed documentary “Making a Difference: A Celebration of Women in Politics” in honor of the 75th anniversary of women’s suffrage. She is an active participant in local civic and political organizations, and has garnered many awards for her legal and cultural activities. She is also the founder and manager of American Immigration & Mediation Services.   

Ms. Ontaneda-Bernales suggests that members submit questions to ccooke4nv@gmail.com  prior to the meeting so that she can best address the interests of our members. During her presentation she will also address any additional questions. So,please save the date. This promises to be an excellent meeting on a very inportant topic. We hope you can be there!

Our meetings start at 5:30 p.m. with a social time where we serve light appetizers. Donations are welcome to cover the cost of appetizers. Please invite your friends as we welcome both new and long time members to our meetings. We look forward to seeing you there!


South Valleys LibraryOur Regular Meeting Location

We are now meeting at the South Valleys Library - 15650 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511. We have also changed our meeting date to the 1st Monday of the month.

We are totally jazzed about these changes! The library facilities are excellent: large room, great audio/visual, WiFi, tables and chairs, flipcharts, white boards.... everything we need for a productive meeting! And fear not. We will still have a social time with appetizers and beverages and lots of room to mingle! Come join us and check our our new venue!


Map to the South Valleys Library:South Valleys Library Map
(From the north, get on South Virginia Street and turn right (west) on Arrowcreek Parkway. Turn left on Wedge Parkway and
follow this to the library. From the south, get on South Virginia Street and turn left (west) at the Mount Rose Highway junction
(SR 431). Head up the hill, past the Summit mall and turn right on Wedge Parkway and follow this to the library.)