Associate Attorney Ayleen Lay received her Juris Doctorate from Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, Barry University, in Orlando, Florida, and is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida. She graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Studies. During law school, Ayleen was admitted into the Immigration Law Clinic at Barry University, where she gained first-hand experience in the field of immigration law. This experience led her to be accepted into the Department of Homeland Security’s externship program as a Supreme Court Certified Legal Intern, working with the ICE-Office of Chief Counsel in Orlando, Florida. After graduating from law school, Ayleen worked for various immigration law practices in the Orlando, Florida metro area, representing clients in cases involving family-based immigration, naturalization, waivers, and employment-based immigration.
Ayleen joined Brown Immigration Law in 2023 and works on a wide variety of U.S. immigration matters, including removal defense, family-based immigration, immigrant and non-immigrant visas, employment-based immigration, and naturalization.
Ayleen is originally from Cuba and speaks fluent in English and Spanish, and conversational Portuguese. Having been through the immigration process herself, she is passionate about helping people navigate the increasingly complex U.S. immigration system.