Attorneys & International Liaisons

Ilen Elias

Senior Paralegal

P: (407) 571-6993

Email: ilen@besharapa.com

Ilen Elias joined Beshara PA firm in April 2022 as a Senior Paralegal. Ilen was born in Cuba and has lived most of her life in Orlando, FL.  She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s in Political Science and went on to graduate from Barry University School of Law with her Juris Doctor. She is fluent in English and Spanish.

Her passion for immigration comes from her family’s personal experiences within the immigration system. She prepared her own Naturalization paperwork as well as her parents. During her time at Barry University, she was a Student Representative with the Immigration Clinic where she represented non-citizens seeking immigration benefits and defended clients against removal proceedings. As a paralegal, Ilen is responsible for preparing a wide range of immigration applications, petitions, and benefits.

Ilen is looking forward to becoming an immigration attorney and helping families like hers better navigate and obtain immigration relief and live out the American dream. She keeps the stories shared with her close to her heart, and fully believes it is these stories that are her drive and fuel to continue to advocate.

Ilen spends her free time studying for the Florida Bar Exam, spending time with her family and dog, and cooking.

Ilen Elias se unió a la firma Beshara PA en abril de 2022 como Senior Paralegal. Ilen nació en Cuba y ha vivido la mayor parte de su vida en Orlando, FL. Se graduó de la Universidad de Central Florida con su Licenciatura en Ciencias Políticas y luego se graduó de la Universidad de Barry con su Doctorado en Jurisprudencia. Habla inglés y español.

Su pasión por la inmigración proviene de las experiencias personales de su familia dentro del sistema de inmigración. Ella preparó su propia solicitud de ciudadanía al igual que sus padres. Durante su tiempo en la Universidad de Barry, fue Representante Estudiantil en la Clínica de Inmigración, donde representó a los clientes que buscaban beneficios de inmigración y defendió a los clientes contra los procedimientos de deportación. Como asistente legal, Ilen es responsable de preparar una amplia gama de solicitudes, peticiones y beneficios de inmigración.

Ilenespera convertirse en abogada de inmigración y ayudar a familias como la suya a navegar mejor y obtener alivio de inmigración y vivir el sueño americano. Mantiene las historias compartidas con ella cerca de su corazón y cree plenamente que estas historias son su impulso para continuar abogando.

Ilen pasa su tiempo libre estudiando para el Examen de Abogados de Florida, pasando tiempo con su familia y su perro, y cocinando.

Daniele Melo

Senior Paralegal

P: (407) 571-6993

Email: daniele@besharapa.com

Daniele Melo is a Senior Paralegal. Daniele is a native of Brazil. She worked as a Financial Assistant I at Vale S/A Brazil for over 8 years prior to obtaining her Juris Doctor. 

Daniele is a Brazilian Lawyer and a member of the Brazilian BAR since 2013. She graduated from Universidade Estácio de Sá, and worked as an assistant to the Public Defender of the Union (in Criminal Cases under the Federal Jurisdiction of Brazil.)

Daniele has first-hand, personal experience with the language, cultural, and financial barriers that immigrants face. This gives her a unique perspective on these challenges which are a guiding principle in her work.

Ms. Melo understands what it is like to go through the complex U.S. Immigration System and how important it is to have someone who cares about the client to guide you through the process.

As a Senior Paralegal at Beshara PA, she will be by your side in all phases of your immigration process to ensure you have a great experience and a successful path in your new journey in the U.S.A.

Daniele is fluent in Portuguese, English, and Spanish.

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