Tammy Fox-Isicoff

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Tammy Fox-Isicoff is a former Trial Attorney for the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service and Special Assistant United States Attorney. Tammy has been selected by Best Lawyers as the Best Lawyer in Immigration Law in S. Florida in 2012, 2016 and 2019. SuperLmvyers has recognized Tammy as one of the top 50 women lawyers in Florida.

Tammy holds an AV Preeminent'" Peer Review R,1ted··• bv Martimfalc-l-Jublwll and has been continually listed in Tlte Best Lawyers in A111ericn, Cha111bers Global, S011/lt Florida's Top Lawyers, S11perLawyers and Intenzntional Who's Who of Corporate Lawyers The National Associali011 of Distinguished Co11nsel has recognized Tammy as being in the top 1% of attorneys in the entire U.S.

Tammy has been a frequent immigration law consultant on the Today Show and Morning Show. She has served as immigration legal consultant to NBC, ABC, CBS, CNBC, FOX and MSNBC. An author and frequent lecturer on all areas of immigration law nationally and internationally, Tammy has served as a legal expert on a number of occasions in federal court, state court, and in Florida Bar disciplinary proceedings.

Tammy has served on the Florida Bar's Certification Committee for Immigration and Nationality Law (where she has written and graded Florida Bar Certification exams) and is certified by the Florida Bar in Immigration and Nationality Law. She is Past President of the South Florida Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers' Association (AILA), and current President of the Latin America and Caribbean Chapter of AILA. Tammy has served on the Board of Governors of AILA National for over 20 years, where she was a member of AILA's EB- 5 committee and currently serves on AILA's Business Litigation committee. Tammy has been the recipient of three AILA Presidential Awards for advocacy on behalf of immigrants. In 2009 and 2015, Tammy was awarded the highest award given by the South Florida Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Author: "The Child Status Protection Act - Is Your Child Protected?" Interpreter Releases, July 27, 2003; "Strategies for Navigating in Unregulated Waters," 24th Annual Immigration Law Update, AC21, The Florida Bar and the South Florida Chapter of AILA, 2003; "Adjustment of Status for the Status Violator, Immigration Challenges in an Era of Caution and Change," AILA; Former Trial Attorney and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with Immigration & Naturalization Service. Chair, National Board of Directors, AILA. Lead Advocacy role in AILA, South Florida Chapter. Listed: Best Lawyers in America; South Florida Legal Guide.

(Board Certified Immigration and Nationality Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (20)

  • Immigration and Nationality Law
  • Business Immigration
  • Citizenship
  • Consular Law
  • Deportation
  • Diplomatic Immunity
  • Employment Authorizations
  • Employment Immigration
  • Employment Visas
  • Family Immigration Law
  • Immigration Discrimination
  • Immigration Law
  • Investor Visas
  • Labor Certifications
  • Permanent Visas
  • Political Asylum
  • Refugee Law
  • Religious Visas
  • Removal Proceedings
  • Visas

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
786-600-2429  Phone
305-375-9517  Fax
University Attended:
University of Miami, B.A., with honors, 1980
Law School Attended:
University of Miami, J.D., cum laude, 1983
Year of First Admission:
1983, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 1983, Florida
Dade County Bar Association; The Florida Bar; American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) (Member, National Board of Governors; Member, Certification Committee in Immigration and Nationality Law; President, South Florida Chapter, 1995-1996).
Birth Information:
Youngstown, Ohio, November 26, 1958
( Board Certified Immigration and Nationality Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education )
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Other - Checks, wire transfer
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
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