Attorney Profile

Ana Nobleza Siscar

    Attorney Ana Nobleza Siscar exclusively practices U.S. immigration and naturalization law. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in its NY and CT chapters. Attorney Siscaar serves as a volunteer lawyer at the International Institute of Connecticut (IICONN). She is dedicated to rendering high-caliber service and utmost care to each of her clients.

    Attorney Siscar started her law career in the Philippines in 1996, working as a general legal practitioner for individuals, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), corporations, the government, and college and universities. She earned her LL.B. or Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines, the nation’s premier university. In 2001, she was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study Master of Law (LL.M.) at the University of Arizona. Since then, she has been specializing in immigration, refugee rights, and human rights. Attorney Siscar is duly licensed and admitted to practice law in New York, the Philippines, and is authorized to practice immigration law in CT, NJ, and across the United States.

    In United States, Attorney Siscar has taught in Fairfield University as an Adjunct Professor for five years. The courses she taught include International Refugee Law, International Law, International Human Rights, Challenges of Global Politics, and Contemporary Global Issues. When Fairfield University received a grant from the Ford Foundation to conduct research on “Immigration: Undocumented Students in Higher Education,” she was tapped to lead the legal research team composed of law professors from Santa Clara University, CA, and Loyola University, IL. She also served as the Program Director of the Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN), a collaborative project among Fairfield University, Georgetown University and Fordham University with the mission of developing graduates with a sophisticated understanding of domestic and international humanitarian crises, and ability to arrive at an effective response.

    In the Philippines, Attorney Siscar served as a legal officer of the partner NGO of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to address the legal concerns and rebuilding of lives of the refugees coming from Africa, Asia and Middle East. In that capacity, she handled the naturalization and other immigration processes for the refugees. She has also taught various law courses in the Philippines.