Team

Fiona McEntee

Fiona McEntee

Managing Attorney

Raymond McEntee

Raymond McEntee

Partner, Immigration Attorney

Katherine Del Rosario

Katherine Del Rosario

Associate Attorney

Michael Ibrahim

Michael Ibrahim

Of Counsel, Immigration Attorney

Natalia Blauvelt

Natalia Blauvelt

Associate Attorney

Natalia was born in Siberia, Russia, and began her legal career in Moscow. In Russia, Natalia advised international clients who were establishing and expanding business operations in the country. She also helped companies transfer their employees to Russia. She moved to Chicago in 2011 to pursue a Master of Laws at Chicago-Kent College of Law. In 2018, Natalia received her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law. Following graduation, she began practicing immigration law where she gained experience working with family-based immigration, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals applications, removal defense (for both detained and non-detained clients), provisional waivers, and J-1 waivers. She has experience representing clients before the USCIS, EOIR, and ICE. When not engaged in her practice, Natalia enjoys traveling, drawing, and spending time with her husband and two children. Natalia is fluent in Russian.

Elena Diaz

Elena Diaz

Associate Attorney

Elena Diaz is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She attended the University of California at Davis where she majored in Human Development and Sociology and then the University of New Hampshire Law School where she received her J.D. Elena’s own experience as an immigrant and speaking English as her second language inspired her to attend law school with the goal of serving the immigrant community. After law school, Elena opened a legal clinic at Casa Aztalan where she practiced family-based immigration working entirely with Spanish speaking clients. Outside of the law, Elena has a background in the entertainment industry as a commercial actor. Her passion for the industry inspired her to start working with clients seeking extraordinary 0-1 visas. In her free time, Elena enjoys swimming, going to the movies, and spending time with her dog, Balthazar. Elena is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

Paulina Okreglak

Paulina Okreglak

Senior Law Clerk

As a proud Polish immigrant and U.S. citizen, Paulina enhances McEntee Law Group’s legal services with her personal immigrant experience. Paulina is fluent in Polish. She is a recent graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Bianka Shavers-Rivera

Bianka Shavers-Rivera

Senior Immigration Case Manager

Bianka received her bachelor’s degree in International Relations-History and Japanese from Wellesley College in the spring of 2017. She now helps our broad spectrum of clients navigate the immigration system.

Susie Garibay

Susie Garibay

Immigration Case Manager

During college and after graduation, Susie worked with the law school’s Human Trafficking Clinic as a Spanish interpreter and also worked with Legal Aid Chicago. Susie’s hands-on experience with vulnerable communities, along with her close familiarity of her family’s immigration stories, significantly enhances McEntee Law Group’s legal services.

Christopher Chang

Christopher Chang

Immigration Case Manager

Christopher graduated from Northwestern University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Learning and Organizational Change. As a first generation immigrant, he is passionate about helping immigrants stay in the United States in search of better opportunities.

Lonnie Buchanan

Lonnie Buchanan

Case Manager

Lonnie is a recent college graduate from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Political Science and African American Studies. Lonnie joined McEntee Law Group as a Case Manager in March of 2021 and plans on attending law school in fall 2022 to pursue a career as an immigration attorney. Born and raised in Chicago’s south side, Lonnie found his passion for immigration advocacy and politics from the countless immigration stories that come from the people of Chicago. Lonnie has a long resume of volunteer work in the Champaign Urbana community and Chicago area and plans to continue such work throughout his time in Chicago. During college, Lonnie worked as a bouncer and bartender at the most popular bar at his alma mater.

Thomas Bakken

Thomas Bakken

Immigration Case Manager

Thomas graduated from North Park University in 2017 with a BA in History and Secondary Education. Thomas joined McEntee Law Group as a Case Manager in 2020. He is also currently studying at Loyola University of Chicago and anticipates completing his paralegal certification in the summer of 2021. Being born and raised in Chicago – a city with countless immigrant stories – and marrying to a daughter of Filipino immigrants has shaped his view and appreciation of the immigration journey.

Megan Delaney

Megan Delaney

Client Coordinator

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Megan comes from a family of immigrants and has experienced the citizenship process firsthand. During her time at Loyola University Chicago, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Global & International Studies with a focus on human rights, Megan received a grant for her work at a Chicago-based non-profit that worked with international delegates and visitors. Megan’s own immigrant background coupled with her work experience have shown her the importance of a compassionate approach to immigration, something that she carries in her work as a Client Coordinator with McEntee Law Group.

Katrina Iorio

Katrina Iorio

Marketing & Social Media Manager

Katrina Iorio graduated in 2019 from DePauw University with an English writing degree. After graduating, Katrina joined Teach for America as a high school English teacher at a school in Chicago’s West Garfield Park. As a teacher, Katrina worked daily with vulnerable communities and realized she wanted to continue to pursue equity within her work. She joined McEntee Law in 2021 and is passionate about using her writing and social media skills as a tool for advocacy. Katrina is currently attending Chicago Portfolio School to further develop her copywriting skills. Her life would not be the same without the many immigrants she calls family and friends.

Claudia Gutierrez Chavez

Claudia Gutierrez Chavez

Paralegal

Claudia is originally from Mexico City and was raised in Illinois. As a proud DACA recipient, Claudia has experienced the immigration system firsthand. Claudia has worked as an Immigration Paralegal for over five years. She loves engaging in the immigration process and interacting with each person she gets to help.

Deirdre Kerins

Deirdre Kerins

Senior Immigration Case Manager

After receiving her dual Bachelor’s degree in Communication & History from Saint Louis University in 2015, Deirdre began working with non-profit immigration organizations. With this experience and her own proud Irish heritage, she enhances McEntee Law Group’s legal services as she helps our clients navigate the immigration system.

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