People immigrate to the U.S. for many reasons. Some come stateside to pursue higher education while others visit as tourists. Many individuals come in search of work, and even more people seek naturalization and citizenship. Others come to find a safe haven from a homeland of persecution or violence.
No matter what your reasons may be for coming to America, you need to understand the various laws that may prohibit or permit non-citizens from entering, exiting, visiting, living, or working within the country's borders. Many immigrants feel as though they are fighting against a system that is working against them because of immigration laws that are implemented to prevent illegal immigration.
When you contact an immigration lawyer from our firm, we listen to your long-term goals as a non-citizen desiring to come to America and then inform you of the best legal options available to you.
Let us help to put you in the best possible position for achieving your desired outcome. Schedule your initial consult!
Drawing from more than 30 years of experience, Ms. Henin-Clark's practice focuses on nonimmigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permaneny/"green card") visa petitions and applications on behalf of investors, intra-company transferees, extraordinary ability professionals, athletes, artists and scientists, and other skilled foreign professionals and their U.S. employers. This includes E, H, L, O, P, R nonimmigrant visas and EB-1, EB-2, PERM, EB-3 employment based immigrant applications. She also represents investors of all continents with the EB-5 (direct and Regional Centers) immigrant investor visa processes.
Ms. Henin-Clark also represents U.S. employers in connection with immigration-related regulatory compliance proceedings (employment eligibility verification, I-9 audits, E-verify).
Ms. Henin-Clark often undertakes humanitariancases such as asylum cases, I-601 waivers, 212d(3) waivers, and represents individual facing removal proceedings before the Immigration Court. She also represents individuals in family related matters and naturalization (U.S. citizenship) applications.
Ms. Henin-Clark was born in Madagascar and raised in Paris, France. Prior to immigrating to the United States, Ms. Henin-Clark graduated Valedictorian from the prestigious Paris Pantheon-Assas University and was admitted to the Paris Bar Association. She then pursued her studies in the United States, obtaining her law degree from Stetson University College of Law and admitted to The Florida Bar within two years.
Chad Rubin is an Associate in Catherine Henin-Clark's Immigration Law practice. He focuses his practice on helping foreign nationals, investors, and multinational corporations through their complex immigration matters. Mr. Rubin assists a wide variety of clients in all aspects of corporate immigration, including nonimmigrant via (H-1B, H-2B, L-1, E-2, O-1, P-1, etc.), permanent residency applications (PERM, EB-1, 2 & 3), Department of Labor Compliance and I-9 Review. Mr. Rubin has extensive experience drafting legal briefs and memoranda, including complex responses to Request for Evidence.
In addition to the corporate practice, Mr. Rubin assists families and individuals with family-based visa petitions, Green Card, Asylum, Naturalization and Waiver Applications, as well as guiding foreign nationals through Consular Processing of their Immigrant Visa Applications.
Prior to joining Catherine Henin-Clark, Mr. Rubin practiced law with Dean Mead in Orlando, Florida, as well as with a boutique business immigration law firm in New York City. There he worked primarily on extraordinary ability and business visas. He also interned with the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement after his first year of law school. It was during that time he became passionate about working in the area of immigration law and assisting foreign nationals who are seeking to work, live, or invest in the United States.
Catherine R. Henin-Clark, P.A. focuses uniquely on immigration and immigration law. Although our niche is in extraordinary ability visas, non-immigrant visas, and immigrant visas (EB-1 visas), our office currently handles all types of immigration cases. From removal and deportation defense to the most complex EB-5 investor visa cases, we are the firm to trust for your immigration matters.
Individuals looking for naturalization and citizenship help, or green card representation can trust in our law firm for help as well! We also offer our knowledge for your immigration matters regarding I-9 compliance and asylum. As a huge supporter of equal immigration rights, we offer our legal insight on the recent changes pertaining to the Defense of Marriage Act and can assist couples who need immigration help as a result of this historical immigration court ruling.