Jennifer Kain-Rios is the Owner of KainRíos Immigration, LLC. She has been an immigration attorney since 2001, successfully representing foreign nationals, and their employers or family members at all stages of the U.S. immigration process. She speaks English and Spanish fluently.
Ms. Kain-Rios represents foreign nationals before the Department of State at U.S. Consulates abroad, throughout the Western Hemisphere, Europe, Africa and Asia.
She regularly represents foreign nationals and their employers or family members before the three bureaus of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, Customs and Border Protection.
She practices deportation/removal defense and represents clients in U.S. Immigration Court and before the Board of Immigration Appeals.
Jennifer also represents immigrants before the United States Federal Courts in the Tenth Circuit and is a member of the bar of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.
Jennifer is licensed to practice law in Colorado and is a member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
Ms. Kain-Rios is a liaison for the AILA Colorado Chapter to the USCIS Denver Field Office. She has liaised between the nationwide AILA membership and the USCIS National Benefits Center, in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.
Jennifer was Chair of the committee that organized the 2009 Immigrant Liberty Awards, AILA Colorado’s 4th annual fundraiser for two local immigrant service providers: Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network and Rocky Mountain Survivors Center.
Ms. Kain-Rios regularly speaks on issues of employer compliance and sanctions under federal immigration law and Colorado state laws. She also regularly presents to the legal community and to the general public on issues of employment and family based immigration issues.
She regularly volunteers her time with pro bono community immigrant outreach efforts through the Colorado Lawyers Committee, Centro San Juan Diego, and Mi Casa, Colorado Bar Association-Spanish Language Lawyers Committee, 9 News LawLine 9, Ya Es Hora Ciudadania in Colorado, providing general information about naturalization, lawful permanent residence and other immigration related legal issues and procedures.
Jennifer is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Denver, College of Law and received her B.A. degree with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
She lived in Lima, Peru, and studied at La Pontífica Universidad Católica del Perú in 1988 and 1989.
Her first profession was as a bilingual educator. She was a public school teacher in Los Angeles and then in Denver, teaching first, second and third grade English language learners, many of them immigrants or children of immigrants.
Jennifer lives in Northwest Denver with her husband, Franklin Rios, their two children, Daniel and Amaya, as well as with Franklin’s mother Teresa and his aunt, Maria Jose. Jennifer enjoys cooking and gardening, walking the dog and chasing the cat, swimming, hiking and reading, especially women’s and children’s literature.
Jennifer KaimRios was chosen by SuperLawyers as a Colorado Attorney rising star