Virginia, US

Miguel is the Mexico Team Leader at Fragomen’s Mexico City office.

In this role, he provides guidance, direction and leadership to immigration professionals focused on assisting clients in Mexico by providing high-level and experienced advice and counsel on complex immigration matters.

Miguel joined Fragomen in 2011 and previously served as Mexico Account Manager as well as Senior Latin America Immigration Coordinator in the firm’s Costa Rica location.

He also supervises the Mexico pro bono practice and has implemented a local agreement in Mexico City with a NGO for attorneys to volunteer time in an immigration clinic where they assist migrants, asylum seekers and refugees who require representation before the immigration authorities.

Miguel speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish.

Education


Universidad de Costa Rica | J.D., 2009

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Costa Rica, Mexico

Coordinated and supervised complex immigration processes and mobility programs for large international corporations in Mexico

Provided guidance and advice on general immigration processes for Mexico and Latin America, including business visitor visas, temporary work and residence permits, entry clearances, entry visas, passports and permanent residence visa applications

Assisted clients with reviewing internal immigration policies and establishing successful immigration and compliance programs and strategies

Managed and coordinated various immigration services for inbound and outbound immigration processes

Volunteered for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)