Our Team


Erick Widman

Erick loves living in Portland with his wife and three kids. He navigated the immigration maze firsthand after persuading his Hungarian wife to move to the U.S.  He founded Passage Immigration Law to help others reach their immigration goals with confidence. Click here to meet with Erick.


Miriam Korngold

Miriam grew up in Portland and now lives in Seattle, Washington. Her prior legal experience includes representing unaccompanied immigrant youth at a national immigrant rights nonprofit and working as an associate at a Pacific Northwest regional law firm. Miriam has worked on both family-based and employment-based immigration cases, including E, H, L, TN, O, and P visas. Click here to learn more about Miriam.


Carol Williams

Carol received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her Juris Doctor from the George Washington University Law School. She is admitted to the Maryland bar and is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Click here to learn more about Carol.


Geoffrey Doolittle

Geoffrey Doolittle is a native of Olympia, Washington. He is a graduate of Willamette University College of Law and holds a bachelor's degree from Gonzaga University. His time spent living and traveling through Mexico, Cuba and Peru influenced his interest in working with migrant communities. Click here to learn more about Geoffrey.


Erin Wasley

Erin was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, and attended the University of Arizona. During college, she studied abroad in Alcala de Henares, Spain, and gained proficiency in Spanish and a love of travel and immersion in different cultures. Click here to learn more about Erin.

Operations Manager

Alison Mowlds

Alison is a graduate of Bard College where she studied Human Rights and Latin American studies. Before working at Passage, Alison worked at a local non-profit immigration law firm, where she gained experience helping immigrants, refugees, and asylees gain legal status. Click here to learn more about Alison.


Francisco Juarez

Francisco holds a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Portland State University, where he graduated with honors. Francisco is an active charter member of Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society and looks forward to attending law school in the future. Click here to learn more about Francisco.


Avery Miller

Avery grew up in Sammamish, Washington and Las Vegas, Nevada before moving to Oregon in 2012. She graduated from the University of Oregon with degrees in Political Science and Spanish, as well as a minor in Legal Studies. Click here to learn more about Avery.

Intake Specialist

Michelle Tapia Hurtado

Michelle was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. As a daughter of immigrant parents, she grew a passion for Immigration Law and plans to attend law school in the near future. Before working at Passage, Michelle was an intern at a local non-profit in Portland. Click here to learn more about Michelle.