Rebecca N. Eichler, Esq. is a dedicated immigration specialist with twenty years of experience providing compassionate and culturally-sensitive legal counsel and assistance to marginalized and vulnerable populations internationally and supervising and collaborating with diverse groups in a variety of settings. Specialties include empowering community groups by helping them understand their fundamental legal rights through public-speaking and other outreach events, as well as working in cross-cultural and other challenging environments. Rebecca is a passionate community leader, public speaker, teacher and traveler. She earned her J.D. from William & Mary School of Law and an LL.M. in International Human Rights from the University of London. Rebecca speaks fluent Spanish, French, and German. In January 2018, following a year-long road trip through Mexico and Central America with her family (which you can read about here), she moved to San Miguel de Allende with her husband Paul Carlino (a former Office of Chief Counsel attorney at IRS headquarters in Washington DC) and their two teenagers for a change of pace and a new adventure.
Ginger Bandoni is a California certified educator for levels K-12, with 12 years experience teaching in Los Angeles, Thailand and Mexico, specializing in second language learners and teaching diverse populations. She is fluent in Spanish and is passionate about the magic of language acquisition and cross-cultural understanding to open doors among people. Ginger is the founder of the Soulway Academy, which organizes self-realization and educational adventures globally. She holds degrees from UC Berkeley (Political Science), University of Queensland (International MBA), and California State University, Northridge (Teaching Credential). She moved to Mexico for a "temporary" 6-month teaching position at an international school in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, in 2014, and now calls this beautiful country her home base. When not teaching or coordinating travel adventures, you can find her renovating historic buildings or on the hunt for the next diamond in the rough.