Ms. Romero is an actively involved member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, LSBA, as well as the American Immigration Lawyers Association, AILA. Irene Romero focuses solely on cases related to Immigration and Naturalization.
Originally from Havana, Cuba, Ms. Romero earned a Juris Doctorate, JD, in Law from the University of Havana Law School. Active in practice in her native Cuba, she gained experience in arbitration, civil rights, labor law, and environmental law.
An immigrant herself, Ms. Romero obtained a paralegal certification from the Legal Studies Institute at Florida International University, FIU.
In 2011 the Louisiana Supreme Court granted Ms. Romero certification to practice law; recognizing the attorney’s special knowledge, skills and proficiency in areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice. The doors were now open for her to practice Federal Immigration and Naturalization law in all fifty states of the union, including Florida.
Upon becoming licensed, Ms. Romero did a brief internship in the Law Offices of Robert Sheldon until January 2012 when she joined the Law Firm of Jimenez and Romero as an Immigration Attorney.
Today, Ms. Romero continues to proudly represent clients before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, USCIS, as well as fight for those detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE.
Because of her dedication and passion for Immigration law, Ms. Romero is well versed in this complex area of practice.