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Daniele Volfe

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Daniele Volfe
Senior Attorney



Daniele Volfe focuses her law practice on matters exclusively related to immigration law. She has successfully represented businesses and employers in applying for several non-immigrant and immigrant visas. She also represented several foreign nationals who were applying for a variety immigration benefits such as family-based petitions, naturalization and citizenship, and humanitarian visas. In addition, she represented clients who were in removal proceedings.

Daniele Volfe attended law school in Brazil at Universidade Estadual de Maringa. In Brazil, she worked along a State Prosecutor on civil cases involving State matters by drafting motions and briefs for state trial courts. She graduated from Southern Methodist University where she obtained her LL.M. degree in International and Comparative Law.

Daniele Volfe is originally from Brazil and, as an immigrant herself, she understands the struggles of dealing with the American immigration legal system. Her own immigration challenges moved her to become a passionate immigration law advocate.

Bar Admission

  • New York and Texas


  • SMU - Dedman School of Law. LL.M., Master of Laws in Comparative and International Law, May 2010
  • UEM - Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Parana, Brazil (Maringa State University). Bachelor of Laws (J.D. equivalent), 2001

Admission and Membership

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • DBA - Immigration Law Section (former Committee Member)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • New York Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association of Young Lawyers
  • Brazilian Bar Association – Subsection Parana


  • Portuguese, English, and Spanish

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist: "Current Trends in Family-Based and Employment-Based Immigration and Prosecutorial Discretion before ICE." Dallas Bar Association – International Law Section (2021).
  • Moderator of a panel of attorneys discussing the topic: “H-1B Electronic Registration FY 2021 - Exploring the Unknown.” Dallas Bar Association – Immigration Law Section (2020).
  • Panelist: Non-Immigrant Visas – “Alphabet Soup.” Dallas Bar Association – Immigration Law Section (2020).
  • Presenter: Know Your Rights, Brazilian Itinerant Consulate, Irving (2019).
  • Panelist: “Immigration Rights for Victims of Domestic Violence.” sponsored by the General Consulate of Brazil in Dallas (2019).
  • Committee Member of the Immigration Law Section – Dallas Bar Association.
  • Panelist at the Citizenship Information Workshop, Plano Multicultural Outreach Roundtable (2019).
  • Panelist at the Citizenship Information Workshop, Plano Multicultural Outreach Roundtable (2018).
  • Citizenship Workshop, St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, Dallas (2018).
  • Presenter: “President Trump’s Executive Orders and Their Immigration Consequences. Texas State Law SB-4.” Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, DVAP (2017).
  • Presenter: “Current Immigration Trends and Immigrants: Know Your Rights.” Workers Defense Project, Dallas (2017).
  • “Current Immigration Trends and Immigrants: Know Your Rights.” Brazilian Itinerant Consulate, Irving (2017).
  • Immigrants: Know Your Rights, First Sagrada Familia Lutheran Church, Garland (2017).
  • Immigrants: Know Your Rights, Advent Lutheran Church, Arlington (2017).
  • Immigrants: Know Your Rights, Casa Linda United Methodist Church, Dallas (2017).
  • Immigrants: Know Your Rights, Pleasant Mount United Methodist Church, Dallas (2017).
  • Immigrants: Know Your Rights, Brazilian Baptist Church, Bedford (2017).
  • Presenter: Immigration 101, Sunday School at First United Methodist Church of Plano (2017).
  • Dallas Community Event – The Future of Immigration After Trump, J. Erik Jonsson Central Library (2016).
  • Keynote Speaker, Justice for Our Neighbors, 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Award Dinner (2016).
  • Speaker: Radio Católica Cristo Rey, Dallas (2015).
  • Immigrants: Know Your Rights, Cockrell Hill United Methodist Church, Dallas (2014).
  • Speaker: Radio La Bonita FM, Irving (2014).

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