Travis j payson

managing partner

Mr. Payson is the founder and managing partner of Colorado Immigration Advocates.  He graduated with honors from the University of New Mexico, receiving Bachelor's Degrees in Economics and Political Science. He subsequently graduated with a Master Degree in Economics.  In 2006,            Mr. Payson was the grantee of a Fulbright Scholarship. He spent 2 years in Heidelberg, Germany, conducting research and teaching. Mr. Payson later attended law school in Michigan. Shortly after graduation, he moved to Denver. He is currently licensed to practice law in the state of Michigan and to represent clients in various immigration-related matters. Mr. Payson is known for providing creative solutions to often complex immigration matters.  He is recognized as an exceptional litigator. He is well versed in immigration law and prides himself on being honest, hardworking, and dedicated to obtaining results for his clients.  


HEAD Paralegal


Ms. Gabriela Hernandez joined Colorado Immigration Advocates in Fall of 2016. Gabriela has unmatched enthusiasm for immigration advocacy. Gabriela was born in Chihuahua, Mexico. In May of 2016, Gabriela graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations. Gabriela has worked as a translator for over four years, and assists our Spanish speaking clients through every stage of their representation. When Gabriela is not working, you will find her riding her bike, reading a book, and tasting culinary dishes from around the world. 




Megan Cronin joined Colorado Immigration Advocates in December 2018. Megan is a Denver native and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Denver in 2016 with a degree in History and Political Science. She is currently a student at Strum College of Law at the University of Denver. She became passionate about immigration law in college while working at a summer program that primarily served young students who had been impacted by the immigration process in some manner. When she is not working or in class, Megan enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending time with her two dogs.