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Read what our clients say about our immigration services
“Thanks to you, my brother and I now have legal status here in the United States. I wish you continued success. Keep fighting for the kids and families without legal status. ”
“You have made the impossible possible. Your breadth of knowledge and years of experience in your professional field have helped many people including my sister and I. You are the best lawyer we know, thank you for everything. ”
“Thank you so much for all your help, hard work and determination!”
“My name is Flavio and I had the immense pleasure of being assisted by Ilaria for all immigration processes. Ilaria is an exceptional lawyer. She is always very helpful and has been able to lead me in a short time to obtaining American citizenship. I highly recommend Ilaria to anyone who needs an excellent immigration lawyer capable of tackling any bureaucratic barrier.”
Meet our Attorney
Ms. Cacopardo is a native of Italy who received a law degree from Universita’ La Sapienza in Rome, Italy in 1994. She went on to earn a masters degree in Comparative Law (LLM) from the University of Miami in 1995. She worked for over a decade in the legal department of the Italian Consulate in Miami before entering law school at Florida International University, where she graduated in 2012. Ms. Cacopardo has a strong background in immigration law having served as an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) intern, prosecuting cases in the Immigration Court, and also represented indigent clients in FIU’S Clinical program. Upon graduating from law school, Ms. Cacopardo started to work with renowned immigration lawyer and book author Mary Kramer where she handled difficult litigation, including detention work and federal and Supreme Court cases. Ms. Cacopardo also collaborated with Ms. Kramer to two editions of her famous book “Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity”.
Ms. Cacopardo believes that the practice of law is a time honored profession, and that fighting for clients’ rights and liberty is an important mission, not just a job. She is involved in various pro-bono projects including representing unaccompanied minors and mentally incompetent clients.
Ms. Cacopardo is tri-lingual, speaking, reading and writing impeccable English, Italian, and Spanish. Clients should feel confident in contacting Ms. Cacopardo for a variety of services.
”After successfully obtaining in 2017 asylum for Dania, in August of 2021, I was finally able to bring her two children to the United States after having been separated from their mother for more than 8 years.
”I represented Rosa in immigration court where in 2018 she was granted asylum. The government appealed, and after long-fought battle, I was able to persuade it to drop the appeal. Rosa can now remain in the United States with her two children, and soon she will be a legal resident.