Mrs. Rubio MacWright was born in Bogotá, Colombia, where she attended law school for several years until moving to Miami, Florida. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida International University and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in studio art. She then moved to Oklahoma City where she received her Juris Doctorate degree from Oklahoma City University. While in law school she interned at the Oklahoma County Public Defenders Office and Catholic Charities. She was also the recipient of the Dean’s Public Interest fellowship, which enabled her to intern at the Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP) in Austin, Texas and San Juan, Texas located at the Mexican border. At TCRP she worked on VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) cases and on ADA (American with Disabilities Act) law suits. During her last year of law school and for the first year after graduating law school, she worked for a small law firm specializing in immigration and criminal law.
Upon relocating to Miami in 2007, Mrs. Rubio MacWright worked for a boutique law firm in Coral Gables, Florida practicing exclusively immigration law. There, she worked on a wide variety of business-based immigration cases, as well as many family law, naturalization and deportation defense cases. After gaining valuable experience and successfully representing dozens of clients, Mrs. Rubio MacWright opened her own immigration law firm, Rubio Immigration Law Firm P.L.L.C, in Miami Beach, Florida. Mrs. Rubio MacWright later moved to Brooklyn, New York and opened the Law Office of Carolina Rubio MacWright.
Mrs. Rubio MacWright is fluent in Spanish and is a member of the New York Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She is active in her community and constantly volunteers her time at clinics that help educate immigrants in New York City about their immigration rights and options. When not advocating for her clients or volunteering, she creates art pieces about immigration to be publicly displayed. Through her art, she actively supports and seeks to broaden immigrant rights.