Ileana M Rivera

Ileana M Rivera

Immigration Attorney
  • Immigration Law
  • Puerto Rico
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Marife Nazario-Yordan
Reviewed by Marife Nazario-Yordan February 14, 2021
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Ileana is very knowledgeable about most if not all areas of Immigration Law, and she is especially good at caring about her clients' wellbeing and cases' outcomes. She's incredibly organized and thorough, and she was a pleasure to work with. Clients can be sure that she will do everything legally possible to get the most favorable outcome for their case.
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Ileana Rivera graduated from the University of Puerto Rico where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Rivera later graduated from a Juris Doctor at the Interamerican University, shortly after passed the Puerto Rico bar, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico bar. During those years, she worked for the Public Defender’s office in criminal defense, was law clerk to Honorable Brian K. Tester, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, and interned at the Interamerican University Legal Clinic. Rivera worked Pro Bono at the Puerto Rico Bar Association for one year. Worked for two years for the Supreme Court creating and developing the visitor’s educational program, after which thousands of visitors were taught on the judicial system as well as the historic Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. Attorney Rivera opened her law firm in conjunction to an experienced immigration attorney, and has practiced Immigration Law since the year 2014 to the present.

Practice Area
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
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  • Google Meet
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • WhatsApp
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Credit card and debit cards accepted.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Puerto Rico
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11th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico
Law Clerk
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Professional Associations
La Rama Judicial de Puerto Rico  # 19962
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American Immigration Lawyers Association Florida
- Current
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Federal Bar Association
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Citizenship, Workshop, 5601 S Semoran Blvd, Orlando, FL 32822
Ana G. Mendez University - Metro Orlando Campus
This Citizenship workshop helps green cardholders through the citizenship application process. The applicants received one on one orientation on how to qualify, which documents to submit, and how to fill out the application form.
Know Yor Rights, Conference, Alco - Adult Learning Center
Mi Familia Vota
Close to one hundred adults from different ages and nationalities attended the "Know your Rights" Conference. After the conference, many participants asked questions about asylum, citizenship, and how to apply for a green card. Thanks to the Osceola County community for participating and learning about Immigration law.
Websites & Blogs
Terra Immigration Partners
Terra Immigration Partners
Legal Answers
25 Questions Answered
Q. My husband is applying for Tps and work permit we are married but filing for divorce . Will that affect divorce?
A: Filing for divorce will not affect the TPS/EAD applications, nor the divorce process. If he qualifies for TPS he should apply. Best wishes to both.
Q. I am a US citizen an wants to file for my Dad, a widower. He had remarry once (wife died) since his and my mom's divorce
A: When you petition a relative, part of the process requires the beneficiary to show the civil status. That includes current marriage and all previous termination of marriages. Just make sure to get certified copies of all documents.
Q. I am a US citizen..My mother have Tourist visa, she is 86 and recently my father died,she is leaving in Ecuador ,
A: Dear U.S. citizen, you are unable to adjust status at the border. I wish there was a simple answer, but in reality, there are different options to immigrate to the U.S. During the pandemic the process has become even longer. In this case, it would be best to talk directly to an attorney that can explain to you the options, the time frames, and the cost of immigrating to the U.S.
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Contact & Map
Terra Immigration Partners
6000 Metrowest Blvd.
Suite 208
Orlando, FL 32835
Telephone: (407) 818-1244
Cell: (407) 476-8155
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Mon-Fri 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Free Parking. Elevator to 2nd. floor.
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