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Maria I. Casablanca

Chair, Immigration Planning & Compliance Practice
Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street
Suite 1100
Miami, FL 33131

Maria "Marisa" Casablanca has dedicated herself to the practice of U.S Immigration and Nationality Law for 25 years. Her practice involves representing corporate clients and individuals in obtaining immigration assistance and benefits. Marisa is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by The Florida Bar, and was a member of The Florida Bar's Certification Committee for Immigration and Nationality Law.

Marisa counsels her clients on a wide array of immigration related issues including obtaining assistance and benefits such as employment visas (EB-5) as well as business related visas and residency for foreign nationals, representing family members of permanent residents and United States Citizens, and assisting those seeking asylum.

An experienced litigator, Marisa practices in all areas of Immigration law and is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Southern District Court and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She has filed a petition for certiorari with the Supreme Court on an immigration issue that conflicted with different states. She advises employers on compliance procedures and counsels individuals on how to maintain their status in the United States.
Awards & Recognition
The Best Lawyers in America 2018, Listed in Florida for Immigration Law
Who's Who Legal, 2017, Listed for Corporate Immigration
Super Lawyers Magazine 2006-2007, Listed in Florida for Immigration
Published Works & Lectures
Immigration Law for Paralegals, Author, 4th edition, by Carolina Academic Press
Professional Memberships & Activities
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Mexico City District Chapter, Chair; Department of State Liaison Committee, Vice Chair
American Immigration Council, Former Trustee
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J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, 1988
B.A., University of Hawaii, 1982
Bar Admissions
District of Columbia
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