Andres Rivera

Andrés organizes and oversees our citizenship program. Andrés was born in Medellín, Colombia, and at the age of 6, he and his mother immigrated to Santa Ana. Andrés obtained a BA in Latin American Studies from the University of California, San Diego.  With a passion for helping people, Andrés volunteered in various organizations assisting immigrant communities.  In August of 2012, Andrés joined OCCORD as the Citizenship Program Coordinator.  He now organizes immigration fairs which provide assistance to immigrants in preparation and completion of their citizenship and DACA applications.  Andrés lives in Anaheim with his partner Perla and son Ezequiel, and he enjoys playing fútbol, traveling, collecting artwork, and spending time with his family.