Francisco Fraerly Symphorien-Saavedra

Francisco Fraerly Symphorien-Saavedra

NeJame Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Florida
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"Frank" Symphorien-Saavedra is a FL Bar Board Certified Expert and Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law. A NeJame Law Partner, he is rated a perfect 10.0—Superb, Rating from AVVO, and AV “Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell. Hi is a strong advocate for immigrant rights and serves as the U.S. Customs and Border (CBP) Protection Liaison Chair for the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He has also been actively involved in the past with the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida (HBACF) as the Public Relations and bylaws Chair. He has provided commentary on WVENTV—Univision, Unimas, and other local news media outlets. He has been a guest speaker on a myriad of immigration related topics, ranging from immigration reform, to state immigration statutes. He attended The Florida State University College of Law after graduating with high honors from the University of South Florida. He focused his studies on Asylum and Refugee law, International Law, and served as an editor of the FSU Journal of Transnational Law and Policy. As a summer law clerk for the Orlando Immigration Court wrote draft decisions for the Honorable United States Immigration Judges, Rafael Ortiz-Segura, Earl B. Wilson, and Victoria Ghartey. He fights deportation charges in Immigration Court. He works closely with businesses guiding them in complying with immigration laws and obtaining necessary work personnel. He regularly helps clients obtain lawful permanent residence and non-immigrant visas. He provides legal counsel to immigrants on the Department of State consular process at embassies worldwide. He also processes employment visas and family petitions and represents clients during USCIS naturalization or green card interviews. He frequently litigates cases in Federal Courts throughout Florida and challenges legal errors by often filing appeals and petitions for review before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the United States Circuit Courts of Appeals.

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Deportation Defense
  • L-1 Visas
  • Family-Sponsored Visa Petitions
  • Employment-Based Immigrant Visas
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
NeJame Law
- Current
Associate Attorney
NeJame Law
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Associate Attorney
Stoller & Moreno, P.A
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Summer Fellow
Community Legal Services Of Mid Florida, Inc.
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Education
Florida State University College of Law
J.D.
University of South Florida
B.A. | International Studies
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Awards
10.0—Superb Rating
Avvo
Top 40 Lawyers under 40
The National Advocates
Top 100 Lawyers
The National Advocates
Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Board Certified Specialist- Immigration & Nationality Law
Top Contributor Award
Avvo
Top Contributor Award
Avvo
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar # 0051614
Member
Current
American Immigration Lawyers Association
CBP Liaison Chair
- Current
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Attorney Member
- Current
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Attorney Member
- Current
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Attorney Member
- Current
Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida
Board Member, Bylaws Chair
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Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida
Board Member, Public Relations Chair
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
CBP Liaison Chair
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Publications
Articles & Publications
What's Missing from Immigration Debate?
Orlando Style Magazine
Certifications
Immigration Law
The Florida Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Francisco Symphorien-Saavedra - Detailed Bio
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NeJame Law
189 South Orange Avenue, Suite 1800
Orlando, FL 32801
USA
Telephone: (407) 245-1232
Fax: (407) 245-2980