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Karen Mentor Attorney PhotoA graduate of Brooklyn Law School, Ms. Mentor was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1987 and to the Florida Bar in 2003. She holds a Master of Arts from New York University in Arabic Literature and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Connecticut in French (Magna Cum Laude; Phi Beta Kappa).

While in law school she completed an internship at the (legacy) Immigration and Naturalization Service in New York City.

Ms. Mentor is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) as well as co-chair of the Martin County Bar Association Immigration Committee.


With over 29 years of experience in immigration law, Ms. Mentor’s focus has been in business and investment immigration. Her extensive practice in EB-5 law has taken her to China eight times to help promote EB-5 projects and meet with investor clients and project managers there.

Her work with EB-5 regional centers has generated a myriad of professional contacts in China and other regions around the world, including manufacturers, financial and banking professionals and emigration agents.

Ms. Mentor has established three EB-5 regional centers, as well as having rendered advice and counsel to EB-5 project managers for immigration compliance.

Ms. Mentor has also represented numerous foreign investors in regional center projects as well as direct investment EB-5 applications.

Ms. Mentor has delivered several speaking engagements to local business owners and real estate groups about EB-5 opportunities as well as other business-based immigration opportunities in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast, Florida.

In addition to EB-5 investor green cards, Ms. Mentor also serves clients seeking E-2 visas, L visas, extraordinary ability visas, national interest waivers, labor certifications, and all types of business and employment visas. She has successfully submitted numerous employment-based immigrant visa applications and family-based immigration petitions.

Ms. Mentor also has extensive trial experience before the immigration courts. She has successfully secured cancellation of removal, 212 (c), and asylum cases on behalf of clients in deportation or removal proceedings.

Ms. Mentor is the author of a 2009 publication titled “L Visas Made Easy: A Guide for the International Entrepreneur.”


Since becoming a member of the Florida Bar in 2003, Ms. Mentor has represented numerous clients in divorce proceedings, establishment or disestablishment of paternity, child support and custody actions, and post-judgment modification proceedings.

She has extensive trial experience in this field.


Ms. Mentor is a seasoned practitioner in the field of Florida family law, with an emphasis on immigration implications of divorce and child custody. She has experience representing clients with international child custody matters involving the Hague Convention.

Ms. Mentor has represented parents in petitions for return of a minor child under the Hague Convention Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, including a successful appeal to the Fourth District Court of Appeal in Florida.

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