Erika Jimenez Betancourt

International Law Consultant

Erika Jimenez Betancourt graduated from the Santa Maria University of Venezuela in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Law. She then graduated from the Central University of Venezuela with an M.S. Cum Laude in International Human Rights in 2015. Ms. Jimenez Betancourt is a Human Rights lawyer with 12 years of experience in governmental immigration affairs. She is experienced in conducting refugee interviews, compliance analysis and representing the Government before the UN, OAS and Inter American Human Rights Court. Throughout her career she has specialized in humanitarian law, human rights, and inter-American relations. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. At Akst & Akst, Ms. Jimenez Betancourt focuses her work in employment and family-based visas and citizenship.