Ms. Julialeida Sainz is passionate about immigration and has dedicated her legal
career to protecting the rights of every immigrant. Ms. Sainz is a daughter of
immigrants. As such, she understands the struggles and enormous sacrifices that
many immigrants have made in search of the “American Dream.”
Ms. Sainz graduated Cum Laude from Florida International University with a
degree in Psychology and a minor in Political Science. She went on to obtain her
Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law. Ms. Sainz has wide-ranging
experience in preparing and submitting complex asylum, family-based petitions,
SIJS, VAWA, U visas, consular processing, naturalizations, and waiver applications.
She can counsel and assist in preparing and submitting non-immigrant and
immigrant visa applications with supporting documents to all immigration
Ms. Sainz has successfully litigated applications for cancellation of removal,
adjustment of status, waivers, and asylum for hundreds of clients before the U.S.
Immigration Courts, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration
and Customs Enforcement, Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Department
of State. Additionally, she has obtained bond and immigration benefits for dozens
of detained clients.
Ms. Sainz understands how vital a lawyer’s role is in immigration cases and strives
to achieve the best outcome for her clients.
Ms. Sainz is licensed to practice in the State of Florida and is fluent in English, Spanish, and French. Favorite Quote(s):
“Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.” – Les Brown
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- The Florida Bar, Member (2018 – Present)
- St. Thomas Law School Immigration Moot Court, Vice President (2017 – 2018)
- St. Thomas Journal of Complex Litigation, Articles Editor (2017 – 2018)
- St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami Gardens, Florida, J.D. (2018)
- Florida International University, Miami, Florida, B.A. (2014)
- Honors: Cum Laude
- Major: Psychology
- Minor: Political Science
- The Florida Bar (2018)