Juan Carlos Freire is a Junior Partner at Rifkin & Fox-Isicoff, P.A. Mr. Freire has over 18 years of experience in the areas of employment-based nonimmigrant petitions, family-based immigrant petitions, and removal proceedings. He has practiced before the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), representing clients in removal proceedings with regard to asylum requests, bond motions, 212(c) and 212(i) applications, adjustment of status to permanent residence applications, cancellation of removal, waivers of inadmissibility, and other forms of relief. He has extensive experience filing Mandamus actions in federal court to compel USCIS and other federal agencies to issue decisions on delayed naturalization and permanent residence applications and also counsels employers regarding their compliance with U.S. immigration laws.
Mr. Freire is a St. Thomas University School of Law graduate and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from City College City University of New York. He was admitted to practice in the State of Florida and before the Southern District of Florida in 2000. He has been a member of the Florida Bar Association since 2000. Mr. Freire serves as the Florida Bar Liaison for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Mr. Freire is fluent in Spanish.
- Florida, 2000
- St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D., 1999
- The City College of New York-The City University of New York, B.A. Political Science, 1996
- Spanish and English