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Immigration law has a reputation for being one of the most complex and confusing areas of law. Considering that the federal laws are constantly changing, it is no wonder that the area of law requires the attention of an experienced, knowledgeable, and competent attorney. If you are considering coming to the United States as a temporary visitor, or if you desire to establish permanent residency in America, do not try to handle these matters by yourself. With the assistance of Catherine R. Henin-Clark, one of our Orlando Immigration lawyers, we can help your greatest dreams regarding immigration be realized.

The Immigration Law Group at Dean Mead represents investors, intracompany transferees, extraordinary-ability professionals, athletes, artists, scientists, and other skilled foreign professionals and their U.S. employers in navigating the often-complex process of U.S. immigration and/or naturalization. The group is chaired by Catherine Henin-Clark, who is among a select number of Florida lawyers practicing in the immigration field today who is board-certified in immigration and nationality law by The Florida Board of Legal Specialization and Education.

Dean Mead’s Immigration Law Group handles all types of employment based visa applications, including E, H, L, O, P and R nonimmigrant visas, and EB-1, EB-2, PERM, EB-3 employment-based immigrant applications. The group represents investors from all continents with the EB-5 (direct and regional centers) immigrant investor visa process. The group also counsels U.S. employers in connection with immigration-related regulatory compliance proceedings (employment eligibility verification, I-9 audits and E-Verify) to ensure good-faith compliance with all applicable immigration laws.

Often involved in humanitarian cases, including I-601 waivers and 212d(3) waivers, the group advocates on behalf of individuals who face removal proceedings before the immigration court. Dean Mead’s Immigration Law Group successfully represents individuals in family-related matters and naturalization applications. The attorneys also work closely with clients engaged in emerging and often emotionally charged issues involving marriages, immigration equality and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Catherine Henin-Clark Overview

Catherine Henin-Clark is a shareholder at Dean Mead and chair of the firm’s Immigration Law Group. She is among a select number of Florida lawyers practicing in the immigration field today who is board-certified in immigration and nationality law by The Florida Board of Legal Specialization and Education.

With over 30 years of practical experience, Ms. Henin-Clark works across the ever-evolving immigration field to help investors, intracompany transferees, extraordinary-ability professionals, athletes, artists, scientists, and other skilled foreign professionals and their U.S. employers navigate the often-complex process of United States immigration and/or naturalization.

Ms. Henin-Clark and her team handle all types of visa applications, including E, H, L, O, P and R nonimmigrant visas, and EB-1, EB-2, PERM, and EB-3 employment-based immigrant applications. She also represents investors from all continents with the EB-5 (direct and regional centers) immigrant investor visa process.

She counsels U.S. employers in connection with immigration-related regulatory compliance proceedings (employment eligibility verification, I-9 audits and E-Verify) to ensure good-faith compliance with all applicable immigration laws.

Ms. Henin-Clark often undertakes humanitarian cases, including asylum cases, I-601 waivers and 212d(3) waivers, and represents individuals facing removal proceedings before the immigration court. She represents individuals in family-related matters and naturalization applications. She and her team also work closely with clients who are engaged in emerging and often emotionally charged issues involving marriages, immigration equality and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Ms. Henin-Clark was born in Madagascar and raised in Paris. Prior to immigrating to the U.S., Ms. Henin-Clark graduated as valedictorian from the prestigious Paris Pantheon-Assas University and was admitted to the Paris Bar Association. She then pursued her studies in the U.S., obtaining her law degree from Stetson University College of Law and gaining admission to The Florida Bar.

Ms. Henin-Clark is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and served as chair and committee member of The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization Certification Committee from 2005 to 2010. She has been recognized by Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine as one of the Top Women Lawyers in Orlando. She is a frequent speaker at industry events in the U.S. and France on a broad number of immigration and naturalization topics.

 

 

 

 

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