Guerrero has subsequently appeared on numerous television series and is best known for her roles as “Maritza Ramos” on the award-winning, Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated Netflix series Orange is the New Black (for which she received two Screen Actors Guild awards) and as "Lina" in CW's break-out hit, Jane the Virgin.
Guerrero can be seen in the upcoming feature film The Godmother, opposite Catherine Zeta Jones, Olivier Martinez, John Leguizamo, and produced by Nicholas Pileggi. She can also be seen in lead roles in Peter and John, Happy Yummy Chicken, and has appeared in several other features including Lionsgate’s My Man is a Loser.
In 2015, Guerrero was named a White House Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization. She is an outspoken advocate for commonsense, comprehensive immigration reform and has worked with Immigrant Legal Resource Center and Mi Familia Vota, a nonpartisan Latino civic engagement organization to promote citizenship and voter registration. Variety named her one of the top 10 Latina actresses to watch. Her memoir from Henry Holt publishing, titled In the Country We Love, was released in Spring 2016.
- In the Country We Love: My Family Divided
- An Afternoon/ Evening with Diane Guerrero