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Daniel C. Ross, Esq., joined Flowers Davis in January 2017, and practices exclusively in Immigration Law with an emphasis on employment/business immigration cases and removal cases. He handles both immigrant and nonimmigrant cases, including, but not limited to: H-1B’s, E-2’s, L-1A/L-1B’s, R-1’s, H-2A’s, P-1’s, EB-2 NIW’s, EB-1 outstanding researchers, EB-1 extraordinary ability individuals, EB-4 religious workers, and EB-3 skilled, unskilled, and professional PERM’s, as well as employer I-9 compliance issues.
He also works on affirmative asylum claims and in the following areas of removal defense: bond redetermination proceedings before Immigration Courts nationwide, defensive asylum claims, applications for cancellation of removal (LPR and non-LPR), adjustment of status while in proceedings, termination of proceedings, requests for humanitarian parole, and applications for voluntary departure. He represents individuals detained by ICE throughout Texas and Louisiana.
He frequently works with criminal defense attorneys to draft plea deals that will avoid adverse immigration consequences for his clients and advises attorneys and clients on the immigration consequences of possible criminal convictions. He works on TPS applications, parole-in-place benefits for military families, U-visas for victims of qualifying crimes, petitions for victims of domestic violence under the Violence Against Women Act, and Cuban Adjustment Act cases.
Daniel was born and raised in Linden, Texas, and attended Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, on an academic scholarship where he graduated summa cum laude. He taught English in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico before attending Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, Florida, where he graduated cum laude in 2012. He is a member of the Florida Bar and American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Outside of work, Daniel enjoys being outdoors, fishing, duck hunting, watching all sports (especially the Florida State University Seminoles), volunteering in the community, and spending time with his family.
Florida State University College of Law, Juris Doctorate, cum laude, May 2012
Texas State University, Bachelor of Arts, Major in Political Science, Minor in Philosophy, summa cum laude, December 2007
State Bar of Florida, 2012
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), member 2010-2016
William H. Stafford American Inn of Court, Pupil Member, 2011-2012
HONORS & AWARDS
Book Award, Immigration Law, Fall 2010
Book Award, Federal Indian Law, Fall 2010
Dean’s List, Florida State University College of Law, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011
Dean’s List, Texas State University, Fall 2004 – Fall 2007
Mitte Scholarship Recipient, Fall 2004 – Fall 2007
Richard B. Henderson Award Winner – Top student in Political Science Department at Texas State University – Fall 2007
Volusia County Young Professionals (2013-2015)
Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar (2012-Present)
Volusia County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (2013-2015)
Recognized by Legal Services of Mid-Florida as a Guardian of Justice for outstanding and substantial pro bono work for 2013-2014
Frequent volunteer at citizenship day events to help low-income individuals become naturalized citizens.