Judge Lopez-Enriquez was appointed as an immigration judge in April 2009. She received a bachelor of science degree in 1988 from the University of Florida, College of Business; a juris doctorate in 1991 from the University of Florida, College of Law; and a master of international business in 1993 from Florida International University. From September 2006 to April 2009, Judge Lopez-Enriquez served as an assistant chief counsel for ICE, DHS, in Miami. During this time, from February 2007 to April 2009, her duty station was at the Krome Detention Center, From 2005 to September 2006, she was in private practice in Davie, Fla. From 2003 to 2005, Judge Lopez-Enriquez served as a trial attorney with ICE, DHS, in Miami. From 1994 to 2002, she worked as a trial attorney and asylum officer with the former INS in Miami. From 1993 to 1994, Judge Lopez-Enriquez was in private practice in Miami. From 1992 to 1993, she worked for the Legal Services of Greater Miami on the American Immigration Lawyers Association pro bono project. Judge Lopez-Enriquez is a member of the Florida Bar.