Monique Carreras-Amadeo was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Puerto Rico and attended the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico-School of Law, where she graduated with honors.
Ms. Carreras has an excellent reputation in Florida courts and has appeared before every immigration judge in Orlando, Florida. She has also appeared before many immigration judges through out the United States and/or its territories.
She also handles immigration appeals before the Board of Immigration Appeals and has represented clients before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) throughout the United States. Currently, she also serves as a consultant to criminal defense attorneys to help them strategize on possible ways to resolve criminal charges for non-citizens in order to avoid immigration consequences.
Ms. Carreras is driven and determined to achieve positive results for her clients. She is goal oriented, not only in her professional life, but also in what she does in her personal life. Ms. Carreras is passionate about everything that she sets herself to do and does not give up. Her inner strength comes from the belief that we are all equal and we all deserve a chance to strive and be the best that we can be.
Due to her desire to help others, she has committed herself to give more of her time to others and has served as a volunteer worker in her native Puerto Rico and in countries like Guatemala and the Dominican Republic.