Daniel Ross joined Flowers Davis, PLLC in 2017. He practices all areas of immigration law with a focus on investor/employment-related cases, humanitarian benefits, and removal defense. He represents clients before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Department of Labor (DOL), and Immigration Courts nationwide. He also does appellate work before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) and The Administrative Appeals Office (AAO).
He is well known for his work representing employers, investors, and individuals seeking complex benefits including:
- H-1B and L-1A/L-1B visas for skilled workers seeking temporary work in the United States
- PERM Labor Certification for employers wishing to sponsor foreign nationals for green cards in employment-based petitions
- Petitions for Outstanding Researchers, Multinational Executives, and Aliens of Extraordinary Ability
- National Interest Waivers
- Schedule A petitions for qualified professional nurses and physical therapists
- EB-5 individual and regional center investments
In his removal/deportation defense, he represents individuals in Immigration Court and before the Board of Immigration Appeals:
- Bond Proceedings - obtaining release from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention
- Helping individuals fight deportation in removal proceedings
- Most frequent Immigration Courts include the Dallas Immigration Court, LaSalle Immigration Court in Jena, LA, and Oakdale Immigration Court.
If you have a friend or loved one in State or Federal custody with an ICE detainer/ICE hold or already detained by ICE at Prairieland Detention Center (Alvarado, TX), Johnson County Detention Center (Cleburne, TX), LaSalle ICE Processing Center (Jena, LA), Pine Prairie Processing Center (Pine Prairie, LA), Bossier Parish Medium Security Facility (Plain Dealing, LA), David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center (Tulsa, OK), or any other ICE detention facility, contact Attorney Ross immediately to assess what options might be available.
A native of Linden, Texas, Daniel spent most of his young life in the Lone Star State. He taught English in Monterrey, Mexico upon completion of his undergraduate studies. While teaching in Mexico, he became intensely interested in immigration law, since a large number of his students were young professionals looking to improve their English-speaking abilities in order to advance their careers with American companies. He worked at the Appellate Division of the Second Circuit Public Defender’s Office while earning his law degree. In addition, he worked as a clerk for the City Attorney’s Office in the City of Tallahassee. While clerking, he was chosen after a competitive process to be a research assistant to Wayne Logan, a distinguished criminal procedure scholar.
In 2012, Daniel passed the Florida Bar and started working for the Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida as a staff attorney. While he was there, he drafted opinions and orders under the direction of Circuit Court Judges and researched complex legal issues. He began working as an associate attorney with a private firm focused entirely on immigration law. Two years after working as an associate, he became a solo practitioner. He has worked with a wide variety of clients, ranging from individual asylum seekers to large, multi-national corporations.
Daniel moved back home to East Texas in 2017, joining Flowers Davis, PLLC. He spends his time between Tyler, Longview, Shreveport, and Linden. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, watching the Florida State Seminoles and Dallas Cowboys, reading, geography, history, fishing, duck hunting, being outdoors, and spending time with his wife Andréia and their families. Daniel and his wife have personally been through the immigration process, as she is a native of São Paulo, Brazil.
Daniel is proficient in Spanish.
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.
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.
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