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Alfonso Venegas

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Location:
Harlingen, Texas
Phone:
956-622-4085
Fax:
832-201-5356
Email:

Mr. Venegas provides representation before immigration courts, assists with visa requests before the Department of Homeland Security, and handles consular processing worldwide.
 
Mr. Venegas has many years of experience advising individuals and corporations on immigration and commercial matters in Mexico, the United States and Spain.

His global immigration practice is comprised of advising individuals in naturalization, citizenship and visa applications, as well as companies in placing their employees internationally.

He has received recognition for his work as a volunteer in pro bono publico initiatives with various organizations, including ProBar in Texas and the Victim's Compensation Fund for the Victims of the September 11th Terrorist Attacks in New York.

Mr. Venegas has served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and is a member of various organizations, including among others, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Houston Maritime Arbitration Association and the Illustrious Bar Association of Mexico (Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados de Mexico). He is also a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Immigration & Naturalization Law
  • Fiancé Petitions
  • Waivers
  • Citizenship & Naturalization
  • Visas
  • Deportation & Removal
  • Global Immigration
  • Family Based Immigration
  • Non-Immigrant Business Visas
  • Violence Against Women Act
  • Asylum
  • Commercial law
  • Mexican Law
  • 20% Real Estate in Mexico

Bar Admissions

  • Mexico, 1992
  • New York, 2000
  • Spain, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2010

Education

  • Universidad de Valencia Facultad de Derecho, Valencia, Spain
    • LL.M. - 2006
    • Major: Maritime Law
  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut
    • LL.M. - 1995
  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    • J.D. - 1990
    • Major: Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator
  • American Immigraiton Lawyers Association, Member
  • Houston Maritime Arbitration Association, Member
  • Illustrious Bar Association of Mexico (Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados de Mexico), Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Victims Compensation Fund for the victims of Sept. 11th Terrorist Attacks in New York
  • Pro Bar, South Texas - Pro bono Representation to Immigrants
  • Trial Lawyers Care, Free Legal Help for 9-11 Victims, 2001 - 2002

Ancillary Businesses

  • Real Estate in Mexico and Spain
  • Immigration to Mexico and Spain

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Attorney Alfonso Venegas is a contributor to the Global Business Immigration Practice Guide Buy It

Contact Information

Skype: Venegas00

Law Office of Alfonso Venegas, PLLC
913 E. Harrison Street,
Suite 6
Harlingen, TX 78550
Phone: 956-622-4085
Fax: 832-201-5356
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Houston Office
1001 Texas Ave., Suite 1400,
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-328-6871
Fax: 832-201-5356
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Distrito Federal Office
Presidente Mazaryk 490, Piso 9, Colonia Polanco
Distrito Federal,
C.P. 11560,MX
Phone: 956-622-4085
Fax: 832-201-5356
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