About The Attorney
Yasmina Assis’s passion for immigration law stems from her own experiences as an immigrant.
She has a passion for helping clients through the complicated process of immigration and has served individuals and their families throughout the United States and worldwide including clients from South America, Central America, Mexico and Europe.
Yasmina is originally from Colombia where she graduated as an attorney. She moved to the United States in 2000. She graduated with a JD/LL.M. in International Law from Washington University School of Law in Saint Louis. She finished her LL.M. with honors and was the recipient of a scholarship from Washington University School of Law to finish the JD program. She is licensed in Missouri and Michigan.
After graduation, she volunteered at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri assisting immigrants with residency and citizenship. Subsequently Yasmina moved to Michigan where she worked at the University of Michigan Law School -Pediatric Advocacy Initiative assisting immigrants in applying for public and immigration benefits. She served as a volunteer attorney for the Michigan Advocacy Program assisting victims of domestic abuse or serious crimes to secure immigration relief. She advocated for vulnerable immigrants and their dependents to come forward and escape violent relationships because of their undocumented immigration status.
When she moved to Florida, she worked at the University of Miami Law School where she collaborated with the Health Rights Clinic assisting with complex immigration cases.
Yasmina currently handles matters involving family-based immigration, naturalization, waivers of inadmissibility, provisional waivers, unlawful presence waiver, adjustment of status, petitions to remove conditions on residence, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), consular processing, VAWA self-petitions and U Visas for immigrant victims of certain serious crimes among others.