Gomez Joins Zakim at Haverhill Immigration Forum Monday

Zoila M. Gomez.

Attorney Zoila M. Gomez is joining Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim at the Haverhill Democratic City Committee’s forum on “Immigration and Civil Rights,” Monday, March 27.

Gomez graduated from Northern Essex Community College, UMass Lowell and Massachusetts School of Law, Andover. After being licensed to practice law in 2006, she opened her law offices and began serving immigrants north of Boston and beyond. She is now the managing partner of the law firm Gomez and Palumbo.

In the fall of 2011, she returned to Northern Essex as a professor of Immigration Law and Policy. She is also the board chair of the Youth Development Organization, a nonprofit organization seeking to engage students in Lawrence after school programs. She is a member of the board of trustees for Lawrence Evangelical Church and a former member of the UMass Board of Trustees having been appointed by Governor Deval Patrick. Most recently, she was appointed by Gov. Charlie Baker to the Judicial Nominating Commission.

The forum, open to the public, takes place Monday, March 27, 7 p.m., at Haverhill Public Library Auditorium. For more information, email Bill Cox at [email protected] or call 978-374-6297.

5 thoughts on “Gomez Joins Zakim at Haverhill Immigration Forum Monday

  1. My question is will the forum allow opposing opinions ? Will it allow a reasonable discussion regarding the issues we are facing with illegal immigration and it’s costs to budgets, schools, hospitals, and families ? I hope WHAV is there and records this forum so we can all hear and see how compassionate and tolerant these folks really are.

  2. My guess is Ms Gomez isn’t discussing legal immigration. People who come to this country legally are bestowed rights as citizens when they go through the legal naturalization process necessary to become a citizen. I’m guessing a better title to her forum is “Protecting Criminal Trespassers in the USA Illegally”. More liberal insanity in action.

    Hey, Ms Gomez, spring is here. Why don’t you take a walk at Riverside Park where you can personally experience what all the criminals you support are doing ?

    • Subtly hinting that Ms Gomez should be sexually assaulted is a new low even for you, as hard to believe as that may sound. I sincerely hope that your family is considering taking your computer away and looking into obtaining the mental health care that you seem to desperately need.

      • I wasn’t trying to be subtle. My intent was to be intentionally direct for everyone who now knows that you’ve turned Riverside Park and the entire city into a VERY dangerous place, mayor. Since Ms. Gomez seems to have made it her life’s mission to defend the criminal trespassers in this country illegally, I would think she’d be perfectly okay with having to be subjected to the same societal consequences as the rest of us.
        Don’t you? Of course, liberals don’t think that way, do they? Not until the heinous crimes affect them or their own family that is.

        Mayor, it’s absolutely disgusting that your first public acknowledgement of the young girl getting raped at Riverside Park is to blame me for mentioning your turning Haverhill into a sanctuary city where these kind of viscous crimes by the criminal trespassers from other countries that you’ve welcomed to the city now happen on a daily basis.

        Since an independent, unbiased company has now confirmed how dangerous Haverhill is there’s no hiding from the facts for you, mayor. But keep trying…November will be here before you know it.